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VAT

Trying to understand VAT? We've got the answers to your questions.

What's VAT? When should I register? What records do I need to keep? These and other questions are answered clearly in our Knowledge Hub section on VAT and related issues – genuinely useful for small and medium-sized businesses.

Upcoming VAT Changes for SMEs in 2021/22

Upcoming VAT Changes for SMEs in 2021/22

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Upcoming VAT Changes for SMEs in 2021/22

Ross Bramble of Crunch reveals how small businesses can prepare for the upcoming changes to VAT rates and processes in the UK, including the delayed Making Tax Digital scheme

A Guide to the New EU VAT E-Commerce Rules

A Guide to the New EU VAT E-Commerce Rules

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A Guide to the New EU VAT E-Commerce Rules

​From the 1st of July, the new EU VAT e-commerce rules will introduce significant changes for UK businesses selling to EU consumers. Here's everything you need to know

How to Check Your Business' HMRC Position

How to Check Your Business' HMRC Position

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How to Check Your Business' HMRC Position

Here's our handy guide covering how UK business owners can check their company's HMRC position for PAYE and VAT online

What Happens to VAT After Brexit?

What Happens to VAT After Brexit?

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What Happens to VAT After Brexit?

Andrew Diver, Head of Taxation at Beatons Group, debunks some common myths about VAT after Brexit and sheds some light on what may happen in the months ahead

Recent Changes to Corporate Tax Submissions

Recent Changes to Corporate Tax Submissions

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Recent Changes to Corporate Tax Submissions

Tim Pearce of BTCSoftware UK talks us through recent changes to Corporate Tax Submissions that will impact UK SMEs, such as the recently reduced VAT rate for hospitality businesses

Covid-19: Changes to VAT Obligations

Covid-19: Changes to VAT Obligations

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Covid-19: Changes to VAT Obligations

Tamara Habberley, Senior Consultant at The VAT People, shares her guide exploring everything UK SMEs need to know about their VAT obligations during the coronavirus pandemic

How to Deal with VAT Error Correction

How to Deal with VAT Error Correction

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How to Deal with VAT Error Correction

Alan Rolfe from HWB Chartered Accountants outlines the correct procedure for VAT error correction to follow if you've made a mistake on your quarterly tax return

A Complete Guide to Making Tax Digital

A Complete Guide to Making Tax Digital

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A Complete Guide to Making Tax Digital

We share a complete rundown of everything you need to know about the Making Tax Digital scheme, including a useful visual guide to help prepare your business for the deadline

The Small Business Guide to Tax

The Small Business Guide to Tax

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The Small Business Guide to Tax

Understanding tax law can be tricky, whether you're a sole trader or a limited company. In this guide for small businesses, we cover all you need to know

A Simple Guide to Accessing Your VAT Returns

A Simple Guide to Accessing Your VAT Returns

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A Simple Guide to Accessing Your VAT Returns

When you apply for a business loan or other type of business funding, a lender might ask to see your VAT returns. Here's how you can access them online

Registering Your Business as a Limited Company

Registering Your Business as a Limited Company

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Registering Your Business as a Limited Company

​Being a sole trader may offer you the business structure you want, but it doesn’t give you the protection a limited company gives you.

5 Useful VAT Schemes for SMEs

5 Useful VAT Schemes for SMEs

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5 Useful VAT Schemes for SMEs

We all like to save a bit of money here and there. It's especially important for small businesses. Here are our top 5 VAT schemes to save you a few pounds..

Three FAQ's on Payroll and Tax

Three FAQ's on Payroll and Tax

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Three FAQ's on Payroll and Tax

We take three of your pressing questions and get our team of small business experts at Fleximize to answer.

Selling Products Globally

Selling Products Globally

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Selling Products Globally

Are you aware that by selling goods to consumers in Europe – you are governed by the EU distance selling rules for VAT? What are these rules?

Introduction to VAT

Introduction to VAT

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Introduction to VAT

Confused about VAT? Unsure how it's calculated, or what it applies to? These are just some of the questions we cover in our beginner's introduction to VAT

Registering and Unregistering for VAT

Registering and Unregistering for VAT

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Registering and Unregistering for VAT

Find out all you need to know about registering for VAT, including handy tools for easy bookkeeping and Making Tax Digital

Business ​Debt and Insolvency, and Tax

Business ​Debt and Insolvency, and Tax

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Business ​Debt and Insolvency, and Tax

There are agreements you can sort with HMRC in the event of insolvency, debt, or unpaid invoices. We review some of these options including bad debt relief

Appealing a VAT Penalty

Appealing a VAT Penalty

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Appealing a VAT Penalty

Appealing against a VAT penalty from HMRC means following the guidelines relating to an indirect tax appeal. This article outlines the appeals process.

How Often Should I Submit a VAT Return?

How Often Should I Submit a VAT Return?

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How Often Should I Submit a VAT Return?

How often should you submit your VAT returns to HMRC? Should you consider using the Annual Accounting Scheme? What should you do if you make a mistake?