Clare McColl leads the indirect tax practice for KPMG in the UAE. Previously, she was leading the Scottish indirect tax practice in KPMG UK.
Clare has over 25 years’ experience in indirect taxes and sits on the indirect tax committee forthe Institute of Chartered Accounts for Scotland. She spent 12 years with another Big 4 where she was latterly Head of Indirect Tax for Scotland and Northern Ireland. Having trained initially with the UK tax authority where she conducted VAT inspections, investigations and implemented the VAT legal and technical programme. She has led a number of international indirect tax projects delivering proactive and reactive advice. Clare has considerable breadth and depth of experience and works with a portfolio of clients across a number of sectors including FS, oil and gas, technology, manufacturing, and real estate.
Clare recently worked alongside the UK tax authority to help develop policy and legislative change around VAT recovery on pensions.