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Colin Laidlaw CTA AIIT

VAT Tax Director - Technical Specialist

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Colin Laidlaw

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  • Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA)
  • Associate of the Institute of Indirect Tax (AIIT)


  • International supplies
  • Sporting Clubs & Organisations

Further information

Colin joined Kreston Reeves as Director of VAT and Duty in September 2018 having worked in a number of professional firms and HM Customs & Excise (as it was then known).

Colin has worked in VAT for over 30 years with a wide breadth of experience from OMBs to multinational companies. His role at Kreston Reeves is a general advisory role providing VAT and other indirect tax advice across all aspects as required, ranging from compliance services (VAT returns), VAT registration, and advisory projects to more complex structuring and planning.

Specific areas of strength and expertise include land and property issues and Not for Profit organisations.

Colin and his team can also advise on other indirect taxes including Customs & Excise Duties, Stamp taxes, Insurance Premium Tax and Landfill Tax.

Personal interests

Outside work Colin enjoys spending time with his family, keeping fit and can usually be found at the local ParkRun on Saturday mornings whenever possible.

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