North East accountancy firm appoints new tax director

Employment & Skills | Legal | North East
Tait Walker
Alistair Wilson, tax partner at Tait Walker, and Andrew Fitton, the firm’s newly appointed tax director

North East accountancy firm Tait Walker has appointed Andrew Fitton as tax director to join its growing team.

Fitton joins the Tait Walker team with a wealth of experience in corporate and business tax, with his prior experience including serving as a tax director with PwC for over 10 years in the North East and Yorkshire and acting as head of tax for Virgin Money as well as holding other senior tax positions at PwC.

On his appointment, Fitton, said: “I am delighted to join Tait Walker at such a key time for the business. It is a progressive and energetic 21st Century firm that fosters excellent relationships with clients and the wider business community, whilst investing in the development of its people.

“My role at Tait Walker will give me a great opportunity to share my knowledge and experience with the tax team, and benefit from the insights of the firm as a whole. I am most looking forward to working with the firm’s clients and getting to know their businesses well.”

In his role at Tait Walker, Fitton will work with the partners to help accelerate the growth of the firm’s dedicated and experienced corporate tax team. He will also work with the team to provide strategic advice to businesses and directors, helping them to develop and pursue effective and efficient tax strategies.

Alastair Wilson, tax partner at Tait Walker, added: “Now is an exciting time for Tait Walker as we continue to expand the business; we recently opened a fourth office in Durham and significantly expanded our head office in Gosforth, and we are continuing to grow our team.

“Andrew brings a wealth of impressive experience and specialist knowledge of corporate and business tax to the firm, and his appointment will be great for the team and for our clients.”

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