Duncan Stocks
Area of Focus
Indirect tax Global services Business tax
Office Location
Chicago, IL

Duncan Stocks

National Leader of Global Indirect Tax, National VAT Leader, Principal
Duncan Stocks
Area of Focus
Indirect tax Global services Business tax
Office Location
Chicago, IL

About Duncan

Duncan Stocks leads the national U.S. value-added tax (VAT) practice at RSM US LLP and provides global VAT advice to multinational companies and organizations. With a deep understanding of the European Union VAT system, he also guides and interprets the VAT regimes that exist in other jurisdictions. Duncan’s experience of over 30 years covers most industries and business sectors. Prior to joining RSM US, he was a VAT partner at RSM UK, leading its international VAT offerings. He previously worked in the United States for another large global accounting firm.


Experience

Duncan advises on VAT liabilities and obligations. He assists clients in managing VAT not only correctly but also efficiently, through understanding business objectives and considering the underlying transactions and operating structure. He advises on the setup, control and management of compliance processes and accounting software. Duncan assists with delivering identified benefits and remediation strategies. Working with colleagues in other countries, Duncan leads the delivery of both consulting and compliance services. Duncan is regularly invited to speak at events and conferences on the technical and practical aspects of VAT. 


Professional affiliations and designations

  • Chartered Tax Adviser
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation, United Kingdom
  • 2022 VAT Symposium chair, Institute for Professionals in Taxation

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Aberdeen