Meet The Team

About Us

VAT Solutions was founded by Rob Burton in 2007, with the aim of providing dedicated and independent VAT advice to a range of businesses in the Healthcare sector, from the small entrepreneur through to medium sized businesses and large fully listed multinational clients.

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01 About Us

Our Mission

At VAT Solutions we take an active interest in our clients’ businesses and aspire to act as true business advisers, not just tax specialists.

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As a leading indirect tax specialist for the Healthcare sector, VAT Solutions offers help and advice in handling the numerous regulations associated with VAT; providing a professional and tailored service designed to meet your needs and offering innovative solutions to maximise your VAT position. With over 30 years’ experience of tax in the Healthcare sector, VAT Solutions understands the challenges faced by businesses in this sector; our aim, therefore, is to provide innovative solutions to maximise your opportunities and mitigate costs both now and in the future. We pride ourselves on developing strong relationships with our clients by understanding their needs and believe our expertise is underlined by the strength and diversity of our client portfolio.

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Meet The Team

Rob Burton Director

An indirect tax professional with over 35 years’ experience. Rob began his indirect tax career with HMRC providing VAT assurance on regional and multinational businesses and concluded it with the HMRC Internal Audit Division reporting direct to the Commissioners of HMRC. He joined Arthur Andersen in 1998 specialising in providing VAT advice to a large portfolio of clients ranging from small to medium sized businesses through to large multinational FTSE 100 and Global 500 clients.  He subsequently worked for 3 of the top 4 global professional services firms including Deloitte and now has over 20 years’ experience in the private sector. For 10 years, Rob has specialised in providing indirect tax advice almost exclusively to a range of Health sector clients and as a result has a deep understanding of the care industry and holds strong relationships with local authority finance teams, CCGs and key relationships with other professionals associated with CQC and RQIA in Northern Ireland.

Lynne Gill Senior Indirect Tax Manager

Lynne is an indirect tax specialist with over 35 years experience. She spent 27 years working for HMRC primarily as a VAT inspector initially dealing with small and medium enterprises but latterly with multi-national financial institutions. Lynne moved into the private sector almost 10 years ago where she has dealt with a wide range of businesses and indirect tax issues. Her area of expertise is land and property transactions but she has an extensive knowledge of both domestic and international VAT. Lynne has an Honours degree in business studies and a VAT legal and technical qualification from the Institute of Indirect Taxation.

Voytek Kukula Operations

Voytek’s expertise in communication, innovative thinking and problem solving, in addition to his strategic and analytical approach to solutions, emanates from skills acquired whilst completing his master’s degree in Chemical & Process Engineering at the University of Surrey. In his previous role as administrator at a large private medical practice, he gained valuable experience in dealing with patients, insurers and public health service officials; this included private individuals and corporate clients, demanding a high degree of confidentiality, proficiency and professionalism. Voytek was eager to join the team at VAT Solutions due to his keen interest in operations of companies in the healthcare sector.

Rebecca Hargreaves Accounts Manager

Becky joined the team in 2015 after graduating from the University of Sheffield, with a degree in Urban Studies. This provided her with an excellent understanding of the rules & regulations associated with the planning industry. Having been with the company for many years, her role as a Senior VAT Analyst means she has developed a keen and fully rounded knowledge of the sector. She is currently responsible for liaising with local authorities throughout the UK, as well as providing specialist indirect tax analysis.

Rowland Siddall Accounts Manager

Rowland studied Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Leeds, graduating with a Master’s in 2016. During this time, he developed important problem-solving and analytical skills through a variety of team and individual engineering projects. Following University, Rowland completed the engineering graduate training programme at Rolls-Royce in Derby, where he worked in different departments across the business. He spent several months in a client facing role, working on the Airbus (main customer) site in Toulouse, during which time he was responsible for supporting the test & development of a new product. Upon finishing at Rolls-Royce, Rowland was keen to apply his analytical and mathematical understanding in finance, which coupled with his enjoyment of being client facing, led him to a move to VAT Solutions.

Julia Lazar Administrator

After completing her post graduate studies in Management at the University of Sheffield Julia’s career has focused on the finance sector. Julia joined VAT Solutions in 2012 and is the first point of contact for the company. She has built up strong relationships with our clients and various government bodies over the years and is responsible for coordinating and supporting the team in bringing projects to completion. Julia also oversees business and financial administration of the VAT Solutions group of companies.

Maxine Havenhand Book keeper

After starting her career working at HM Customs & Excise, Maxine moved into the private sector in 2005. Maxine is a qualified book keeper with over 15 years book keeping and accounts experience. She worked for a number of different employers, ranging from sole traders to a national company with multiple sites, before joining VAT Solutions.

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