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Grant Thornton international tax team expands with senior appointment

Global business advisory firm Grant Thornton has announced a new senior appointment with Jonathan Megaw joining its Belfast office to lead the Large Corporate and International Tax team.

Jonathan, one of the most experienced local experts on international tax matters, arrives at Grant Thornton following over 10 years at His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) where he conducted Corporation Tax compliance checks into some of the UK’s largest businesses and prepared international tax issues for litigation.

The appointment further enhances Grant Thornton’s market-leading Large Corporate and International Tax offering.

Peter Legge, Tax Partner, Grant Thornton said:

“We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Megaw, whose experience within HMRC’s Large Business team is quite unique within our profession and will be of significant value to our clients.

“Demand for our large corporate and international tax services has been increasing exponentially in recent years and we’re gearing up for further growth.

“Jonathan’s appointment is part of those growth plans and we look forward to bringing his wealth of experience and insights on complex large corporate compliance and international tax matters to our expanding client base.”

Jonathan’s previous experience includes working on three of the 15 largest groups globally, together with other FTSE100 and high-value privately-owned enterprises.

The Large Corporate and International Tax team, based in Grant Thornton’s Belfast office, provide tailored advice on complex tax issues that include tax-efficient global structuring, transfer pricing, diverted profits tax, thin capitalisation, Corporate Interest Restriction, Controlled Foreign Companies, Senior Accounting Officer support, Country-by-Country reporting, and Tax Strategy publications.

Richard Gillan, Managing Partner, Grant Thornton Northern Ireland added:

“With a client base that includes many of the best known organisations in Northern Ireland, we have a built a reputation for offering market leading expert advice on even the most complex of issues.

“Jonathan will further add to that standing, and it is a pleasure to welcome him to the Grant Thornton team in Belfast.”

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