Brian Gooch

Brian Gooch
Brian joined Shorts in 2016 after many years working in tax at both national and regional firms, and is both a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Adviser. He works extensively in the corporate owner managed business sector, covering transactional taxes, property taxes including Stamp Duty Land Tax and VAT, and all areas of business tax planning. He has considerable experience in maximising tax efficiency by reviewing corporate structures. An expert in all areas of VAT, Brian heads our VAT advisory team. His understanding of risk areas for businesses enables him to cover all aspects, from common areas of mistake, to complex issues such as international and commercial property transactions where the VAT can be substantial.

Recent Posts

18 November 2022

On 17 November 2022, the government undertook the third fiscal statement in as many months, against...

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17 November 2022

November 17th saw the third budget-like announcement of 2022, each given by a different chancellor.

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13 October 2022

Buying and selling second-hand goods is a huge market. It includes individuals selling unwanted...

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8 October 2022
For landlords, the letting of property is normally an exempt activity for VAT. A property investor...
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8 September 2022

A Double Taxation Agreement (or ‘Treaty’) is an agreement reached between two countries to improve...

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3 August 2022

Most people will have heard of VAT. What people might not realise is that a third of all revenue...

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