Mark Ellis, Indirect Taxes Partner

Executive Summary

Mark is a Chartered Tax Adviser with over 27 years’ experience (20 years of which was gained whilst working at the Big 4) providing tax advice to clients across many different geographies and industry sectors. Mark achieved the highest mark in the UK for 1 of the 3 entrance exam papers for the Institute of Tax.

Mark is a Partner at BDO and leads our Indirect Taxes team based in the Midlands region of the UK (across our Birmingham and Nottingham offices), advising clients on VAT, Customs Duty and Stamp Taxes matters. The current hot topics that we are helping our clients to address are:

  • Brexit indirect tax impact assessments and follow-on mitigation projects (eg Authorised Economic Operator accreditation projects).
  • Making changes to ERP systems and VAT return spreadsheets in readiness for Making Tax Digital for VAT and seeking written directions from HMRC where changes are impossible, impractical or unduly onerous.