Stephen joined Armstrong Watson after 39 years with HM Customs and Excise and HMRC. He brings a wealth of experience in carrying out inspections and investigations into VAT and other indirect taxes to the firm. Stephen is a Chartered Tax Adviser and uses his experience and skills to help clients with their VAT issues and to provide clients with the best advice. Much of Stephen's recent experience has been in the area of tax training. He has trained aspiring tax inspectors in VAT, bookkeeping and communications skills and provides both staff and clients with training in specific areas of VAT.