This is a blog by Mark Houtzager, the principal consultant at US VAT, Inc. Homepage: www.us-vat.com.
The primary focus of US VAT, Inc. is to support U.S. based multinationals in dealing with non-U.S. transaction taxes, such as Value Added Tax, Goods and Services Tax etc. Mark provides consulting services, interim management and supports discussions around overseas business development and supply chain management. He also leads VAT-related training events, for conferences or for example brief “lunch & learn”-type introductory sessions.
As a seasoned VAT consultant, Mark has a distinguished track-record of writing and co-authoring articles and books, both in English as well as in Dutch, his native language.
With his practical and business-minded approach, Mark’s presentation style has been described as ‘very to-the-point’, ‘entertaining’ and ‘not at all the sleeping pill I expected’.