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VAT Default Surcharge explained - 13 September 2017

A Default Surcharge is a civil penalty issued by HMRC to “encourage” businesses to submit their VAT returns and pay …

Subway forced to up cost of toasted sandwiches in legacy of ‘Pastygate’ - 13 September 2017

The popular US fast food chain Subway has announced that it will now start charging extra for its toasted sandwiches …

VAT accounts for 49 per cent of the extra tax taken from investigations by HMRC - 13 September 2017

More than £3.4 billion of additional VAT revenue has been collected from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the last …

UK eBay Traders to pay VAT on sales through the site’s fees - 14 June 2017

Online marketplace eBay has recently introduced controversial new rules that will see VAT charged through fees on each sale made …

Tourists travelling outside Europe could see VAT bill added to roaming charges - 14 June 2017

The Treasury is expected to rake in an additional £65 million a year following changes to how VAT is charged …

Brockenhurst College – an opportunity for educational establishments - 14 June 2017

The decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the case of Brockenhurst College provides a …

New restrictions on VAT relief for disabled people buying cars - 20 March 2017

From 1 April 2017, the zero-rate VAT for the purchase of adapted motor vehicles for eligible disabled users will be …

Michael Gove calls for end to VAT-free exemptions for private schools - 20 March 2017

Michael Gove, the former Education Secretary, has called on the Government to review the VAT and tax rules surrounding the …