Andrew Fitton joins the tax team at Tait Walker
Tait Walker, the largest independent accountancy firm in the North East, has appointed Andrew Fitton as tax director to join its growing tax team. Mr Fitton spent most of his tax career with PwC, working with the Firm in Newcastle, Leeds and Australia. He also has commercial experience, having spent a year as interim head of tax at Virgin Money and, more recently, with Venator Materials Plc.
Andrew 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.
Andrew 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.”
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.”