Meet your Trainers

The trainers on the Advanced VAT for Accountants are:

Brendan Lynch

Brendan is principal of B Lynch and Associates Tax Consultants. He has 30 years’ experience lecturing in VAT in Ireland and internationally. He previously worked for Revenue in various roles including Programme Manager of Revenue’s Technical Tax Training Programme, Course Director of University of Limerick accredited Revenue training and team leader in Revenue Indirect Tax Division providing high-level VAT interpretation of national and EU law and policy. He was Irish representative on the OECD working party on consumption taxes where he contributed to the drafting of the OECD International VAT/GST Guidelines.

Michael Brennan


Michael has over 35 years of VAT experience in the Revenue Commissioners working in areas including Audit, Customer Services, and Policy and Legislation where he was deputy national delegate to the EU VAT Committee based in Brussels. He has lectured to Revenue staff and since retiring in 2013 has lectured for a private sector company who provide VAT training to a range of clients in the State and Semi- State sectors.

April 2024

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