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VAT reduced rate evidence log

VAT reduced rate evidence logWhere you provide construction services relating to buildings, you may be able to charge the 5% reduced VAT rate if you can prove the property meets the necessary conditions.Reduced rateThe reduced VAT rate applies to var... Read more
 
 

Transfer of a going concern checklist

Transfer of a going concern checklistIf you're VAT registered the default position when selling a business is that you must add VAT to the selling price. However, this won't be the case if the business is being sold as a going concern.Selling a busines... Read more
 
 

Schedule of pre-registration expenditure

Schedule of pre-registration expenditureIf you trade before you register for VAT, you could claim input tax going back up to four years.Pre-trading expenditureIt is possible for you to reclaim some of the VAT you incur before you register on the firs... Read more
 
 

Agricultural flat rate scheme letter

Agricultural flat rate scheme letterIf you operate a small farming business, you might qualify for a little known scheme that can give your cash flow a boost.When is the scheme available?The agricultural flat rate scheme (AFRS) is available to a wide... Read more
 
 

Letter withdrawing from flat rate scheme

Letter withdrawing from flat rate schemeIf you use the flat rate scheme (FRS), you can leave it voluntarily at any time by writing a simple letter to HMRC.FRSIf you operate the FRS, you are free to leave it and change to standard VAT reporting at any... Read more
 
 

VAT voluntary disclosure of error letter

VAT voluntary disclosure of error letterIf you discover an error on a VAT return, you will need to correct it. In most cases this can be done simply by amending your next return, but where the error results in an increase in your VAT liability you sh... Read more
 
 

VAT surcharge reasonable excuse letter

Reasonable excuse letterHMRC has a wide range of penalties available to it. Many of these can be reduced while others can be removed completely where you have a reasonable excuse for the action which gave rise to the penalty. Having a reasonable excu... Read more
 
 

Letter requesting partial exemption special method

Letter requesting partial exemption special methodCould 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 apportionm... Read more
 
 

Transferring VAT number cover letter

Transferring VAT number cover letterIf 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.TOGCWhen you buy a business as a TOGC you have the option of t... Read more
 
 

VAT return checklist

VAT return checklistMaking 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 err... Read more
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