UK VAT claims – payment is just not enough

There are lots of situations where a business pays for something but that doesn’t necessarily mean it can claim back input VAT on the cost.  Just because a person is making a payment doesn’t give them entitlement to claim back […]

How UK VAT can go wrong on property

The VAT rules that apply to property are beautifully complicated which means this list could have been endless but here are the ones that I seem to run into fairly regularly, especially when property is changing hands.  Remember if in […]

How to avoid VAT problems

My recommendation is that you adopt a pedantic approach when applying VAT procedures.  The devil’s in the detail of every VAT relief so it’s important to make sure procedures are secure to protect against a challenge from HMRC. There are […]