Indirect taxes

For your VAT, customs, excise and environmental tax needs

Indirect taxes across the globe are constantly evolving as new technologies develop, global markets expand and digitalisation revolutionises consumer behaviours. Indirect tax professionals must keep on top of ever changing regulations, assist business partners with high value, fast-paced decisions and deftly navigate complex operational issues.

With the right support, indirect tax functions can leverage powerful data and become indispensable stakeholders in their businesses. Clients of all shapes and sizes are recognising these challenges and are calling on our expertise to help them navigate the complex and evolving landscape and turn these challenges into opportunities.

Areas of Expertise

Advising clients on how they interpret and execute the increasingly complex rules and regulations relating to VAT is the most significant aspect of the work the indirect tax practice undertakes for clients.

The Indirect Tax Disputes team, at more than twenty lawyers and litigation specialists, is one of the largest teams in the country.

One growing area the team works in is Indirect Tax Operations, focusing on helping clients deliver tax - digitally, strategically and operationally.

Our Indirect Tax Compliance team is a leading provider of technology enabled connected compliance and integrated advisory services, working across an unrivalled range of prestigious clients.

Technology is at the core of everything we do at PwC. Within our larger Indirect Tax team there are three strands of technology expertise.

Generative AI will be the biggest game-changer for tax professionals for a generation. PwC is at the forefront of embracing generative AI technology through its strategic alliance with OpenAI and Harvey.

Our specialists can help evolve and transform your business strategy, to efficiently manage customs costs, deal with compliance and integrate the right technology solutions.

PwC’s environmental tax specialists can help clients to understand the increasingly complex requirements of both existing (e.g. Plastic Packaging Tax...

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Here you'll find our insights into indirect tax and how we can help your business to address these type of issues: What will the indirect tax function of the future look like? How will you keep up-to-date with all indirect tax developments?

Indirect Tax Forum

PwC's Indirect Tax Forums are held approximately every 6 months and provide expert insight across a range of areas including technology, case law, operational excellence as well as industry specialisms. If you would like to register to attend or receive invites for future events please fill out the form.

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Indirect Tax Solutions

Indirect Tax Edge

Indirect Tax Edge is a modular, data-analytics driven solution that manages period-end compliance reporting, transactional tax compliance as well as data and process quality management in a single global platform.

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PwC VAT e-file spreadsheet

HMRC's Making Tax Digital for Business is the government's policy to move all business-related tax reporting online. Our software is available to any organisation caught by the rules, and to agents who file VAT returns for their client base.

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Digital Tax Academy

Digital Tax Academy is a online tax training tool. We have over 130 modules available including our Indirect Tax Package - find our more by visiting our website and contact us to set up a demo.

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Digital store

Today’s world is fast-moving, uncertain and unpredictable. Our digital products have been built to help better understand and navigate your business issues so that you can adapt and grow in the face of disruption.

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Martin Blanche

Martin Blanche

Partner, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)7725 706670

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