How to make UK VAT claims on building a care home

UK VAT can now be claimed on building a care home.  If VAT has been paid on building a care home within the last four years then a VAT refund may be available.  This potential windfall follows Pennine NHS Trust […]

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 […]

UK VAT Plan for Brexit

Even though we’re on the brink of change it’s not too early to make a Brexit VAT plan.  Here’s what you can do – 1. Map out how all of your purchases and sales work in terms of geography and […]

UK VAT Flat Rate News

If you’re interested in the VAT Flat Rate Scheme increase affecting limited cost businesses you can find out more in HMRC webinars on Wednesday.  HMRC are running two webinars when they outline the test that will need to be applied. […]

UK VAT on commercial property – Client story

I’ve said it before and I said it again – “If I were you I wouldn’t have started here”.  This time to the trustee of a SSAS when he asked me how he could avoid charging VAT on a property […]

UK VAT on Adult Colouring Books

From April 2107 VAT will be due on all colouring and dot-to-dot books that aren’t specifically marketed as being suitable, or are actually unsuitable for under-18’s. HMRC have magnanimously announced their clarification ahead of imposing VAT to give suppliers chance […]