Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has strengthened its tax practice in Scotland by appointing a new corporate tax partner based in the Edinburgh office.
Ross Stupart joins RSM from KPMG where he was a director in the tax team, principally advising privately owned UK and multi-national businesses.
RSM says he has a wealth of experience advising clients with a range of tax issues including acquisition and disposals; business succession; optimising tax relief claims; business restructuring and re-organisation; and international tax.
Stupart, who has more than 18 years’ experience, has clocked up significant expertise in the leisure and hospitality, construction, retail, food and drink and manufacturing sectors.
In his new role, he will provide tax advice to a growing number of corporate clients and their owners and work closely with the team to grow the practice and its offering.
Stephen Hay, Head of RSM’s tax practice in Scotland, said: “Effective tax planning for ambitious Scottish business looking to grow is crucial, and Ross’ extensive knowledge of working for middle market businesses and larger corporates will help support our clients to achieve sustainable and profitable growth. It’s great to have him on board.”
Stupart added: “I’m delighted to have joined RSM, as my passion for working with entrepreneurial businesses fits perfectly with the firm’s focus on the middle market. I look forward to drawing on my experience to provide our clients with quality professional, commercial and pragmatic advice.”