UK VAT on Staff or is it Healthcare

UK VAT on Staff or is it Healthcare?

This is a classic minefield. When is UK VAT due on staff or is it healthcare and exempt? There is no doubt that VAT is applied inconsistently in the temporary staff market so some people must be getting it very […]

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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 […]

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 […]