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We are pleased to announce the launch of our first combined MGI Worldwide with CPAAI Global Specialist Group – see and learn more about our expert group of VAT Specialists!

12th March 2020

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We are delighted to share news of our first MGI Worldwide with CPAAI Global VAT Specialist Group. The new group combines the expertise and resources of our VAT specialists from across Europe and the UK & Ireland, including Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom. 

Florian Hanslik (PrimeTax), Francesco Bartolucci (MGI Studio Pragma), Ian Marrow (Rickard Luckin) and Koen Dewilde (Vatsquare) will be leading and driving the group with the aim of providing a centre of excellence, a one stop global VAT shop for all members and their clients.

Nicki Lynn, former CPAAI EMEA Regional Manager and now our new International Business Development Manager, will be working with both MGI Worldwide and CPAAI member firms to help drive and develop our Global Specialist Groups so expect to see more news and updates from Nicki on this soon, including details of our new Global Transfer Pricing Group - watch this space!

Introducing Key Members of the Global VAT Specialist Group


Florian Hanslik


PrimeTAX AG

Zurich, Switzerland
E: florian.hanslik@primetax.ch
T: +41 58 252 22 15

Francesco Bartolucci

MGI Studio Pragma
Fano (PU), Italy
E: bartolucci@studiopragma.it
T: +39 335 822 0319

Ian Marrow

Rickard Luckin
Chelmsford, UK
E: ian.marrow@rickardluckin.co.uk
T: +44 1245 254219

Koen Dewilde

Vatsquare CVBA
Brussels, Belgium
E: koen@vatsquare.com
T: +32 494 314 374

The group will be preparing regular VAT updates to help members and their clients identify the risks and opportunities that VAT presents nationally, for intra/inter EU trade and globally.  There are also a number of webinars in the pipeline for the year ahead covering important VAT issues.

If you didn’t get chance to see the latest webinar from our Global VAT Group, you can watch the recording here:

Interested in VAT or have a VAT issue you need help with?

Reach out and contact MGI Worldwide with CPAAIs’ go-to-group of VAT experts anytime to help you and your clients with any VAT questions, concerns or issues. There will always be a VAT specialist available to help and assist you.

Want to set up a Global Specialist Group?

Creating a go-to group of experts in your region and internationally can be extremely valuable for sharing best practices, ideas and experiences, exploring new business opportunities between members and the marketing benefits for you in promoting the capabilities and resources beyond your firm can be a real advantage. 

If you are keen to develop a Global Specialist Group among MGI Worldwide and CPAAI members in your specialist field or niche area, then please speak to Nicki Lynn at nlynn@cpaai.com.

MGI Worldwide with CPAAI is a top 20 ranked global accounting network and association with 10,000 independent auditors, accountants and tax experts in some 460 locations in almost 100 countries around the world

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