John Olav Auran
Auran works primarily with tax, VAT and import/export duties. His professional background is from the Norwegian Tax Authorities and he was the leader of EY Tax in Vestfold County when he was joining SANDS. In EY he was their national head for Public Sector VAT/Duties. For several years Auran was the the leader of EY’s VAT-group in the counties of Vestfold, Telemark and Agder.
He has vast experience within the field of custom related issues and cross-border related questions. He has also litigated a number of such matters towards the Norwegian Authorities. His experience also encompass a variety of complex VAT issues, planning and documentation within the real estate area. He regularly assists international clients in relation to large PPP-projects.
Auran is regularly used as speaker in relation to his expertise and he is the author of several articles related to VAT.