AVS VAT have been Nominated - please vote for us.

AVS VAT have been Nominated – please vote for us.

AVS VAT have been Nominated – please vote for us. We are very proud to have been nominated by our friends at Barclays Bank in the Best Legal and Financial Services Provider category.  Please vote for us via this link […]

Exempt Health or VATable Beauty?

Exempt Health or VATable Beauty?

It is always worth remembering that VAT works on a ‘guilty until proved innocent’ basis.  Knowing that a VAT exemption applies to health services does not mean that exemption necessarily extends to all services that someone might think of as […]

Careless or deliberate penalties?

Careless or deliberate UK VAT penalties?

The question of when an error should be treated as being deliberate versus careless is a crucial one to answer in terms of the rate of penalty to apply.  so how do you decide is someone is liable to careless […]

UK VAT on food or lawn seed?

UK VAT on food or lawn seed?

A case that has proved, yet again, you should never optimistically apply the VAT rules is Westland Horticulture (TC07283). In a case looking at whether a supply should be classified for UK VAT as food or lawn seed, apparently there […]

VAT claims on cars.

VAT claims on cars. Is it business or personal?

A refreshingly unexpected decision from the tribunal that three cars (an Audi A8, a Mini Cooper and a Porsche Cayenne), kept at the director’s home address were not available for private use – with the result?  Full input VAT recovery! […]