The wait is finally over! It is with great pleasure that we announce the shortlisted nominations for the Indirect Tax Awards 2011. The calibre of nominations was exceptionally high this year and each of the categories were hotly contested. Over a thoroughly enjoyable lunch, tough decisions had to be made by judges, so congratulations to the successful shortlisted entries and commiserations to all those who this year have been unsuccessful. We would like to thank everyone for their nominations and for their continued support of the awards.
We at BLT would also like to take this opportunity to extend our thanks to the judges for their invaluable input and time: Mike Arnold, Nick Burgin, Michael Conlon QC, Katie McGavigan, Chris Needham & Greg Sinfield. We would also like to thank the sponsors, The Institute of Indirect Taxation, represented at the judging session by John Voyez.
The shortlist is as follows:
Best In-house Indirect Tax Expert or Team
Rising Star within Indirect Tax
Ruth Corkin, James Cowper
Debbie Hannon, Ernst & Young
Lorraine Young, Menzies
Best Indirect Tax Consultancy Team
Centurion VAT Specialists
Deloitte Real Estate VAT Team
KPMG VAT Process & Technology Team
Outstanding Contribution to Indirect Tax
Roderick Cordara QC
John Crawford, The VAT Consultancy
Alan Maher, Centurion VAT Specialists
Congratulations to these once again. The winning entries in each of these categories will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on 13th October.