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Letter requesting partial exemption special method

Letter requesting partial exemption special method Could your partially exempt business be paying excessive VAT when you consider how the different activities really contribute to general costs? Use this letter to ask for a unique method of apportion... Read more

Transferring VAT number cover letter

If you acquire the trade and assets of a business as a transfer of a going concern (TOGC), you can apply to keep a pre-existing VAT registration number. TOGC When you buy a business as a TOGC you have the option of taking over the existing VAT number... Read more

VAT - request for a written ruling

If you have a VAT problem and can't find the answer in any of HMRC's published guidance, you can ask it for a written ruling. However, HMRC is often reluctant to provide one and it usually directs you to its guidance. To ensure you obtain the written a... Read more

VAT return checklist

Making a mistake on your VAT return will result in under or overpaying VAT. This might mean losing out on VAT you can reclaim or underpaying which can result in financial penalties. Our VAT return checklist can help you reduce errors. What to put on ... Read more

Request for HMRC VAT internal review letter

HMRC operates a VAT internal review system to resolve disputes without the time or expenses involved with a formal appeal. If you wish to use this facility you should apply in writing to HMRC within 30 days of the assessment or decision with which yo... Read more

Flat rate scheme cover letter

If your business is VAT registered, you could be eligible to use the flat rate scheme (FRS) to simplify your accounting. Use our letter to accompany your claim. VAT reporting The amount of VAT your business normally must account for to HMRC is the di... Read more

Annual accounting scheme cover letter

If your business completes VAT returns, you could be eligible to join the annual accounting scheme to simplify your reporting. Annual accounting The annual accounting scheme allows for the submission of a single VAT return for the whole year, rather ... Read more

Letter revoking VAT option to tax

If you exercise the option to tax a commercial property for VAT purposes it is irrevocable except in a few situations. If you do want to revoke the option, use our letter to help ensure that you send the correct documents and information to HMRC so t... Read more

VAT return online filing problems checklist

If you miss the deadline for submitting your return or paying your VAT, you may be liable to pay a surcharge. Our checklist will help you avoid this type of trouble. Online submission Since 1 April 2012 all businesses with a few exceptions, essential... Read more

VAT option to tax covering letter

Option to tax letter Renting out land or buildings is usually exempt from VAT. This means you don't charge VAT to your tenants. The downside is that you might not be entitled to reclaim VAT on your property running expenses. By "opting to tax" the prope... Read more
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