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3. Who's who?

This website is published by Tiger Dog Media & Publishing and the content of this website is copyright (see the footer of each page).

Our hands-on editors and consultants include:

Managing director & editor: Nichola Ross Martin  CTA (Fellow), FCA, has been providing Virtual Tax Partner®support services to professional firms since 1995. She trained with Barron Rowles Bass, who became Baker Tilly before establishing first an accounting and audit practice and latterly a tax consultancy. She has been tax editor of Accountingweb.co.uk and the Practical Law Company and launched this webservice in October 2009. Nichola was made a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) in 2017, she sits on the CIOT's Council, the ATT Technical Steering Group, various HMRC SME forums, including the Compliance sub-group of Making Tax Digital for business, ERS and share schemes and the Making Tax Digital JVCC VAT sub-committee. Contact Nichola.

Commissioning editor and director: Steve Luck has thirty years of experience in publishing and mixed media. He was executive editor with Octopus Publishing Group and responsible for a broad range of titles including Philips Encyclopedia.

Tax technical consultant and online editor: Chris Barker CTA, AIIT, FCCA, has been providing tax advisory services to private clients and businesses large and small since 2006 and qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor in 2008. Chris led the owner managed business and private client tax advisory offering at Grant Thornton’s Ipswich, Chelmsford and Cambridge offices and prior to this headed up the VAT team at a regional firm in Suffolk and Essex and was Mixed Tax Manager in the Tax and Legal Consultancy team of a top 20 London based firm. Chris is a mixed tax advisor specialising in small and medium sized owner managed businesses as well as personal tax planning, including CGT and IHT. Chris is a tax exam prize winner, achieving the country’s top mark in his VAT exam. Chris joined the team in August 2016. 

New team members: we are looking forward to the arrival of several new team members over the summer of 2017.

Other contributing writers and editors: we have other contributors, from time to time who are a broad range of CTAs, ACAs, ATTs, ACCAs and legally qualified individuals, as well as our webdevelopers. All contributing to various pieces on the site at different times. As the site is continually evolving you can find links in many of their articles.

4. Virtual Tax Partner ® support:

Need assistance on a technical matter?  Virtual Tax Partner ® (VtaxP ®) is an independent tax consultancy and helpline support service run and supported by Ross Martin Tax Consultancy Limited, email us from the Contacts link.

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