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Rupert Moyle BA (Hons)

Partner and Head of VAT and Duty

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Rupert Moyle

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  • BA (Hons)

Further information

Rupert joined Kreston Reeves in 2015 and became a partner, leading our VAT and Duty team in June 2017.

He has specialised in VAT for over 30 years. He began his career with HM Revenue & Customs before joining the profession in 1998 with PwC. Before joining us he worked for Baker Tilly (now RSM) in its Southern Region for 8 years.

Rupert has a broad range of experience, having advised owner-managed businesses through to multi-national groups on a variety of issues including disputes with HMRC, property matters, international supplies and the consequences of Brexit. He also specialises in advising organisations in the charity, education, museums/galleries and social housing sectors.

In October 2021, Rupert was appointed as Chair of Global Indirect Tax at Kreston Global.

Rupert advises on issues such as property transactions, sales/acquisitions of businesses, partial recovery methods, international trade, and reliefs from VAT. He is experienced in handling negotiations with HMRC and appeals against decisions and he regularly presents VAT updates and tailored training courses for clients.

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Becoming registered for VAT for a Cricket Club is not trivial but certainly worthwhile. Over the last few years the Slinfold Village Cricket Club have been working towards building a new... More Clubhouse, a major event for us involving a substantial spend when funds are limited. To strengthen our position we decided to explore the opportunity of VAT recovery as, like most clubs, we were not registered. I have used Kreston Reaves over the years to give advice on various financial matters and we decided to engage with them - it is a local firm that’s large enough to have the necessary expert resources on VAT but it’s not overly expensive. It was also clear right from the first meeting with their VAT partner, Rupert Moyle, that there was significant experience in handling property matters along with an understanding of not-for-profit organisations. The advice was clear and thorough, with an excellent outcome. Rupert and his team enabled us to achieve a great result, and I have to say that their approach has been both professional and down to earth. The outcome has made a material contribution to the project. Without hesitation I would recommend their services. John Whybrow, President, Slinfold Cricket Club

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We asked Kreston Reeves’ charity VAT specialists to review our VAT as we hadn’t looked at this area for a few years. Rupert and Daniel not only showed a great... More understanding of us, they demonstrated considerable technical ability, creative solutions and explained the issues and recommendations to us clearly, simply. They successfully negotiated a fantastic outcome for our charity with HMRC, which means that we will have a lot more money to use to support our charitable aims in the coming years. I would certainly recommend a VAT review, and by them. Rebecca Nash, Director, Royal Engineers Museum

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Rupert Moyle was a delight to work with. We were facing some very complex VAT issues and Rupert used his considerable experience to guide and support us to a very... More satisfactory conclusion. He has the ability to condense difficult challenges into something non-specialists can relate to and I would highly recommend Kreston Reeves. Marcel Jenkins, Finance & Operations Director, Studio Wayne McGregor

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I would like to thank Rupert and the Kreston Reeves VAT team for their work on a complex matter with HMRC regarding whether a key product line was subject to... More VAT. The team provided clear guidance and ably handled negotiations with HMRC, leading to a fantastic result. The team has my utmost appreciation for helping achieve this outcome. Excellent work! Julian Warowioff, Managing Director UK, Lemonaid Beverages Ltd

Personal interests

Outside work Rupert enjoys gardening, fishing, mountain biking, and watching films and sport – predominantly rugby, football and formula one.

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