Wednesday October 21, 2020

Kerry fintech firm Taxamo takes on the world

Firm founded after spotting gap in Vat rules

17th January, 2016
John McCarthy, chief executive of Taxamo Picture: Don MacMonagle

A fledgling Kerry financial technology company is seeing rapid growth after spotting a gap in the market in changes in international Vat rules, according to its chief executive John McCarthy.

Taxamo was founded by McCarthy and Greg Birdthistle after they saw that stricter rules requiring online customers to pay tax on purchases locally were a major business opportunity.

The firm helps digital retailers more easily apply Vat to their customers’ purchases by navigating complex tax...

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