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We are available to discuss problems and provide solutions in virtually all aspects relating to taxation and accountancy. Feel free to contact us either by phone, e-mail or via our contact form


Bob Crawford



Bob Crawford is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and the Chartered Institute of Taxation.

Bob is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland's Tax Practices Committee, for which he was Convenor from 2005 to 2010. He is a member of ICAS’s International Tax Committee and was a member of its Public Practice Committee (which regulates the issue of practising certificates to ICAS members) from 2005 - 2011. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation's Management of Taxes and Owner Managed Business Sub Committees. Bob lectures extensively on a wide variety of tax issues.

In April 2009 he was appointed as a member of the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) following 25 years of being a member of the VAT Tribunal. Bob also has extensive Board level experience having served as the Financial Director of a non profit making organisation with assets in excess of £30m based in central London for nine years until 2014.

Tax Advisers

Accountants and Auditors


Jane Plenderleith



Frances Mitchell

Vat Planning Group - VPG


Bob Crawford



Bob Crawford is the owner of Jeffrey Crawford & Co, whose associated company, the VAT Planning Group Limited (VPG) works exclusively in providing VAT consultancy services, both domestically and internationally.

Working with leading accountancy firms enables VPG to bring a sound and practical approach to solving VAT problems.

VPG specialises in complex VAT partial exemption and non-business issues as they impact on, sports, cultural and education bodies in the non profit making and charity sectors. VPG acts as a consultant to a significant number of national and world sports governing bodies.

VPG also acts as a specialist VAT consultant on land and property issues, in particular listed building developments.