Brian Thornton

Resident Partner

KPMG in Ireland

Brian is Partner in Charge of the Galway office of KPMG. He has over thirty five years’ experience as a tax specialist and is a former Inspector of Taxes with the Irish Revenue Authorities. Brian is the lead partner on a wide range of corporate and personal tax engagements and has extensive experience in advising indigenous and multinational entities on tax issues. Brian lectured for many years on Revenue Law for the LLB and B. Corp Law at NUI Galway and on behalf of the Irish Tax Institute, Chartered Accountants Ireland and the ACCA. He is Board member of Cancer Care West and Friends of Galway Patients and a member of the Business Support Committee in the Galway Chamber of Commerce.

Education and qualifications

  • BComm, National University of Ireland, Galway

  • HDip Education, National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Chartered Tax Consultant


  • Corporate and personal tax planning

  • R&D tax credits

  • Transfer pricing

  • Capital tax planning

Connect with me

  • Galway, IE

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