Confused about VAT and Northern Ireland?

Confused about VAT and Northern Ireland?

You would certainly not be alone if you’d been feeling confused about VAT and Northern Ireland.  There’s this large slice of illogicality sitting on top of the subject, it really is hard to understand.  Worse, once you think you have […]

Delayed VAT number

Delayed VAT number

What do you do if you need a VAT registration but you can’t get one? I was thinking all of this through after reading that HMRC have admitted that they do in fact have significant delays in processing that registrations […]

HMRC deferred VAT scheme is open

Defer your Deferred VAT

When the world stopped and businesses were forced to grind to a halt because of Covid it was a great help to us all to not have to pay VAT due last Spring.  But as with all debts, you can […]

Early Termination Payments

Early Termination Payments & VAT

This is potentially a huge issue so please do not assume this doesn’t affect you, it might and it could be really big!! HMRC have announced an important change to how they see Early Termination Payments & VAT need to […]

Eat Out Scheme VAT Trap

‘Eat Out’ Scheme VAT Trap

Have you also been hearing the ‘Eat Out to Help Out Scheme’ being referred to as a discount? This is actually quite a scary misdescription as it could so easily lead to people into declaring the wrong amount of VAT. […]

HMRC policy on lease changes

HMRC policy on lease changes

It is extremely likely that nothing will be returning to normal anytime soon and that must surely be more true of commercial property than of almost anything else. Both landlords and tenants are busy renegotiating lease terms going forwards, in […]