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James Guthrie

EY EMEIA Financial Services Tax Partner

Operational Tax Practice Leader at Ernst & Young LLP United Kingdom. Believer in answering challenging questions. Automotive enthusiast. Northumbrian.

A chartered tax advisor for 20 years, James is recognized as one of the leading global operational tax practitioners having knowledge in this area since inception. He works extensively with clients and governments in the world’s major global financial centers across Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America.

James has worked with numerous clients on multi-jurisdiction engagements, particularly in respect to the Directive Administrative on Cooperation (DAC6) and Mandatory Disclosure Regime (MDR), Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI), the qualified intermediary regime, withholding, as well as domestic withholding and reporting regimes. He has extensive relationships with global tax authorities.

James holds a LLB from Hull University and also holds CTA (Chartered Tax Advisor) qualification.

How James is building a better working world

“Working with clients in fast-moving legislative environments demands the ability to both interpret what exists and accurately predict that which doesn’t. Being able to do so enables clients to remove inefficiencies in their governance processes and reduce cost. In turn, this allows them to meet compliance obligations more readily and focus on their wider commercial objectives.”

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