50 years of VAT: Past, present, and future

Video: Webinar: 50 years of VAT: Past, present, and future

The golden anniversary of VAT in the U.K. is a significant milestone in the history of taxation. To commemorate the occasion, we hosted a special webinar to discuss the evolution and impact of U.K. VAT over the past 50 years and expectations for the future.

Hear our expert speakers provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of VAT, including the latest changes and advancements. We also explore the role of technology in collecting and administering VAT and implementing digital tax processes such as e-invoicing.

Watch now for a thought-provoking and informative discussion as we navigate the past, present, and future of VAT. 

In this session, we:

  • Gain insights into the latest developments and planned changes to VAT
  • Explore the impact of technology on the collection and administration of VAT
  • Reflect on the evolution of VAT over the past 50 years
  • Discuss why tax technology is more important than it’s ever been

About the speakers

Alex Baulf

Senior Director, Global Indirect Tax at Avalara

With over 16 years of experience in global VAT, GST and international indirect tax consultancy, Alex analyzes changing VAT requirements and advises on impact assessment and change management across processes, data, and technology.

Matt Harrison

EMEA VAT Solutions Director at Avalara

With nearly 10 years of experience within the tax space, Matt is one of Avalara’s top VAT solutions specialists.

Having worked as both a senior tax manager and a consultant, Matt has in-depth VAT knowledge paired with a unique perspective of the impact tax changes have on businesses.