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Quo VATis?
VAT Conference 2017


Date
Thursday, 1 June 2017

Competency
Core

Time
Registration starts at 8:30

Venue
The Xara Lodge, l/o Rabat

CPE Hours
5 hours


 

PwC’s Academy first VAT conference - giving participants latest VAT updates together with insights to topical and current issues.

ECJ updates, Brexit developments and the use of technology are amongst the topics which the PwC VAT team will address. Delegates will gain practical tips and information which is useful in the VAT administration of their business. 

 

Who should join?

  • VAT managers
  • Financial controllers
  • CFOs
  • VAT consultants

 

What is happening at EU level? The EU Action Plan
ECJ update - some important legal cases
Local legislative updates
Transactions in property ... pitfalls, difficulties & ideas
What is missing in our legislation?
Panel discussion including Brexit developments and BEPS
VAT compliance aspects
VAT best practices - making use of software to mitigate risk
Q&A panel discussion

Neville Gatt
Tax Leader

Neville is an advocate specialising in tax and corporate legislation. He graduated from the University of Malta in 1993 and prior to joining PwC, he worked in a Maltese law firm. In 1994 he graduated Masters in Law from the University of London and he joined the firm on his return to Malta. Neville was admitted to the partnership in 2002 after also spending time working in the International Tax Department of PricewaterhouseCoopers London. Over the last 19 years, Neville has advised extensively on both local and international tax issues to clients across a variety of industries, but with special focus on the financial services industry. He also lectures in tax legislation at the University of Malta, the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation and the Diploma in Taxation organised by the Malta Institute of Taxation.

 

David Ferry
Partner

David is a Certified Public Accountant. He joined the firm in 1994 and was admitted as a partner in July 2009. David has extensive experience in corporate taxation as well as VAT and other indirect taxation matters on which he services a varied portfolio of clients. He has specialised in VAT matters since 1997 and has participated in a number of lectures, presentations and conferences on this subject. He has also assisted various clients in VAT tribunal cases. David currently lectures with the Malta Institute of Taxation and is a fellow member of the Malta Institute of Accountants where he chairs the Taxation Committee. David is the partner primarily responsible for VAT related matters at PwC Malta.

 

 

Steve Gingell
Partner

Steve joined the firm’s tax practice in 2003 and in 2005 went on to complete a Masters in Law with a specialisation in tax at the University of London. Following this, Steve worked with PwC London for a two year period and returned to Malta in September 2008. Steve is heavily involved in advising a wide variety of local corporate and international clients operating in various industries including banking, aviation, gaming, tourism and trading operations. Steve also lectures in value added tax at the University of Malta and advanced taxation to students preparing for the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation examinations.

 

 

Elizabeth Camilleri
Senior Manager

Elizabeth joined in 2002. Over the past 14 years, she has gained extensive experience in corporate taxation, personal taxation as well as VAT and has also participated in a number of seminars and conferences on these subjects. Elizabeth also forms part of the firm's People & Organisation team which supports clients with HR consultancy and tax advisory services. In 2009, she was awarded the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation by the UK Chartered Institute of Taxation.

 

Mark Lautier
Senior Manager

Mark works within the Tax and Legal Services Unit of the firm. He joined the firm in 2005 after graduating as a lawyer from the University of Malta. In 2008, he completed a Masters in Taxation (Law, Administration and Practice) at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (University of London). Over the years, Mark has assisted a varied portfolio of clients and has acquired considerable experience in tax, corporate and financial services legislation. Mark also lectures in tax law at the University of Malta, the Diploma in Taxation organised by the Malta Institute of Taxation and at various PwC Academy sessions.

 

Anna Herrera
Senior Manager

Anna joined the firm during 2006 whilst reading for her B. Accountancy (Hons). In 2014 she was awarded an Advanced Diploma in International Tax from the Chartered Institute of Taxation. She has broad experience on indirect tax as well as corporate taxation and she assists a varied portfolio of local and international clients, in a variety of industries, with their tax affairs in Malta. Anna has participated in a number of technical seminars on a variety of topics especially on VAT matters, which is her area of speciality.

 

 

Stefan Diacono
Senior Manager

Stefan Diacono joined the firm in 1999 and works within the firm’s Corporate Services Department. He has extensive experience in the incorporation, administration and liquidation of corporate structures. Apart from assisting with the management of the firm’s Corporate Services Department, Stefan also handles the servicing of organisations varying from top-tier multinationals to medium and small sized enterprises.

 

 

Kathleen Busuttil
Senior Manager

Kathleen joined the firm in 2006 after graduating from the University of Malta in B. Accountancy (Hons). Over the past years, Kathleen has been involved in various transactions involving immovable property as well as assignments relating to group restructuring, and has participated in a number of seminars on these subjects. She also assists various personal and corporate clients in handling their income tax and VAT matters. In 2009 she was awarded the diploma in taxation by the Malta Institute of Taxation. 

Mirko Gulic
Manager

Mirko joined the firm in 2005 and worked for five years in the Assurance service line. In 2010 he joined the Tax service line and in 2012 he was awarded a diploma in taxation by the Malta Institute of Taxation. Mirko has broad experience in indirect as well as corporate taxation and is involved in various tax advisory services relating primarily to indirect taxation.

 


Prices
Delegate fee: €175 per participant
Early bird: €150 (till end of March)
3 delegates or more: €150
Registered alumni: €135


       

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