Category: Updates

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The answer is when it’s charity advertising, at least in the opinion of HMRC. Most people would regard promotions on social media and the like as “advertising”. This is how many charities and their suppliers view such activity however for

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Deal or No Deal. VAT is still changing Until 29th March 2019 the UK is part of the EU and bound by its rules. Even after the 29th March many of the rules may apply to the UK. Much of

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The Treasury Committee is currently holding an inquiry into VAT. The remit of this inquiry is focusing on three key issues: The tax gap (VAT which is due but not collected) Brexit (Opportunities, concerns and impact) Business (Improving the VAT

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What does VAT mean to you?  Very Awkward Tax? Vaguely Ambiguous Tax? There is a tendency for print suppliers to follow the path of least resistance when dealing with how to charge VAT to customers. 20% on everything. This is

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A recent First Tier Tribunal case which HMRC lost has created a lot of chatter in the industry. The tendency in these situations is for commentators to cherry-pick the snippets that make for a great headline. As is always the

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Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme The term “fulfilment house” may receive some publicity over the coming year. This is because certain fulfilment houses must start registering with HMRC. These are not fulfilment houses which are normally part of the direct

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In 2015 HMRC provided guidance for businesses who had incorrectly accounted for VAT on supplies of printed matter and postage. These terms were published by HMRC in Revenue and Customs Brief 10 2015. VAT Notice 700/24: postage, delivery charges and

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HMRC have published a new version of VAT Notice 701/10: zero-rating of books and other printed matter. If you are unsure about the significance of the changes in the new version then please contact us for further advice.

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HMRC have published a new version of VAT Notice 701/58: charity advertising and goods connected with collecting donations. If you are unsure about the significance of the changes in the new version then please contact us for further advice.

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Every member of the European Union (‘EU’) has VAT. It is a condition of membership. After leaving the EU the UK is not bound to have VAT. It could abolish it. If this were to happen the UK would be

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