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Jennifer Thompson

Local Government VAT Manager - Tax Advisory Service, Deloitte

Jennifer is a Chartered Tax Advisor and has over 7 years’ experience as a VAT advisor to a broad range of organisations including local authorities, academies, VA schools, non-Departmental Government Bodies, charities, trusts and commercial businesses.

Since joining Deloitte in January 2012, she has become an active member of Deloitte’s Local Government team, providing helpline support and technical updates at Deloitte/CIPFA Local Government events. Jennifer has gained valuable insight into the sector by providing long term on-site support to a local authority, developing and delivering VAT training programmes, advising VA schools and academies, liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients and alternative delivery model forecasting.