We welcome new tax director to support strategic business growth

We have appointed Andrew Fitton as tax director to join our growing tax team.

Andrew Fitton joins us with a wealth of experience in corporate and business tax. Andrew’s experience includes serving as a tax director with PwC for over 10 years in the North East and Yorkshire. He also acted as head of tax for Virgin Money as well as holding other senior tax positions at PwC.

In his role at Tait Walker, Andrew will work with our partners to help accelerate the growth of the firm’s dedicated and experienced corporate tax team. He will also work with the team to provide strategic advice to businesses and directors. This will help us to develop and pursue effective and efficient tax strategies.

Originally from North Cumbria, Andrew trained as a Chartered Accountant in Liverpool before moving to Newcastle and then Yorkshire. He now lives in Hexham with his wife and children.

Andrew said:

“I am delighted to join Tait Walker at such a key time for the business. It is a progressive and energetic 21st Century firm that fosters excellent relationships with clients and the wider business community, whilst investing in the development of its people.

“My role at Tait Walker will give me a great opportunity to share my knowledge and experience with the tax team. I will benefit from the insights of the firm as a whole. I am most looking forward to working with the firm’s clients and getting to know their businesses well.”

Our Tax Partner, Alastair Wilson, added:

“Now is an exciting time for Tait Walker as we continue to expand the business. We recently opened a fourth office in Durham and significantly expanded our head office in Gosforth. We are therefore continuing to grow our team.

“Andrew brings a wealth of impressive experience and specialist knowledge of corporate and business tax to the firm, and his appointment will be great for the team and for our clients.”