Alan is a Tax Director with Deloitte specialising in VAT and Relevant Contracts Tax. Prior to joining Deloitte he worked for the Irish Revenue Commissioners as a tax auditor. He has over 20 years tax experience dealing with a wide variety of industries and has provided Indirect Tax (VAT) and Relevant Contracts Tax (RCT) consultancy and compliance services to clients in a number of sectors specialising in construction, renewable energy, exploration and related fields. He advises on the impact of both Irish and foreign VAT on transactions, together with reviewing contracts and structures to identify potential VAT/RCT pitfalls, opportunities to minimise costs and maximise recoveries.
As a former Irish Revenue Auditor, Alan holds a Diploma in Applied Taxation from University College Limerick/Revenue. He is a member of both the Accounting Technicians Ireland and the Irish Taxation Institute. He has lectured on Relevant Contracts Tax for Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Irish Taxation Institute and written various VAT/RCT related articles for Irish Tax Review (ITI technical publication). Alan also leads the Deloitte Ireland publication ‘Indirect Tax Matters’ which provides insights on topical VAT and RCT issues.