Is VAT the answer to getting more electric cars on the road?

Is VAT the answer to getting more electric cars on the road?    According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), new UK car registrations rose by 15 per cent in February as 58,994…

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Industry updates
Posted on: 30th March 2022

What roles does VAT play in becoming more eco-conscious?

What roles does VAT play in becoming more eco-conscious?   It would be easy to assume that taxation is just a…

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Industry updates
Posted on: 30th March 2022

The DIY Housebuilders Scheme

The DIY Housebuilders Scheme  Following a recent win by the taxpayers at the Tax Tribunal, HMRC are having to reconsider their approach to claims under…

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Industry updates
Posted on: 17th December 2021

Appeal over £2.5 million VAT bill on insulated roofing panels dismissed

Appeal over £2.5 million VAT bill on insulated roofing panels dismissed  The Upper Tax Tribunal (UTT) has dismissed an appeal against a £2.5 million VAT bill on insulated roofing panels after finding that the appellant…

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Industry updates
Posted on: 17th December 2021

Shoppers warned about post-Brexit hidden VAT charges

Shoppers warned about post-Brexit hidden VAT charges  In the busy shopping period in the run-up to Christmas, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued a warning to consumers to be aware of unexpected charges as…

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Industry updates
Posted on: 17th December 2021

Zero rating for new build dwellings

Zero rating for new build dwellings  Building works to construct a new dwelling are VAT zero rated but there are strict conditions to be met for this beneficial zero rate…

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Industry updates
Posted on: 20th September 2021

Hospitality sector faces rise in VAT as the economy reopens

Hospitality sector faces rise in VAT as the economy reopens  At the end of September, tourism and hospitality businesses that have enjoyed a reduced rate of VAT will see the…

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Industry updates
Posted on: 20th September 2021

VAT treatment of Coronavirus testing services clarified after controversies    With the ongoing pandemic causing a high demand for COVID-19 testing, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published new guidance on the circumstances in which…

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Industry updates
Posted on: 20th September 2021

Community Amateur Sports Clubs are not charities for VAT purposes

Community Amateur Sports Clubs are not charities for VAT purposes  Eynsham Cricket Club appealed against a decision of the UK First and Upper Tribunals that it could not benefit from…

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Industry updates, Newsletter
Posted on: 22nd March 2021

Coronavirus – Opting into the VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme

 Coronavirus – Opting into the VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme  Any business that deferred VAT payments due between 20 March and 30 June 2020, as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, must now consider how…

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Industry updates, Newsletter
Posted on: 22nd March 2021