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Uber may be pursued for billion pound VAT bill

Towards the end of 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the taxi firm Uber was not a …

Making VAT Digital – What you need to know

From next year businesses whose taxable turnover exceeds the VAT registration threshold (£85,000 per year) will be required to keep …

The ‘Retail Sale Direction’ and what it means for our clients

The recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision in the case of Avon Cosmetics Limited v HMRC has highlighted a …

VAT Default Surcharge explained

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’

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

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

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

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