Disaggregation – One business or two?

VAT – Is it One Thing or Two?

There are numerous old chestnuts in the world of VAT and one such is single -v- multiple supplies.  In English – for VAT – is it one thing or two? Should the sale be treated as one single thing with […]

UK VAT if the Price Changes

How to handle UK VAT if the Price Changes

HMRC have announced new rules from 1 September 2019 for how to handle UK VAT if the price changes. How do you deal with VAT adjustments if prices are decreased or increased? Price adjustments can occur a long time after […]

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 […]

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! […]

UK VAT Bookkeeping

UK VAT Bookkeeping

The mesmerising mess surrounding the failed VAT appeal made by First Agency Limited (TC06593).  This should be a lesson to everyone to get their house in order and understand why you need good UK VAT Bookkeeping.  The taxpayer lost nearly […]