This month there are several VAT issues which are polar opposites in nature, ranging from administrative matters to critically important opinions under European law.
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HMRC investigations bring in a record £3.9bn of extra VAT from SMEs
The amount of extra VAT taken from investigations into SMEs by HMRC’s local offices has almost doubled in three years, rising from £2.2billion in the 2010/11 tax year.
HMRC’s internal VAT review process tips in favour of HMRC over businesses
Businesses are losing out as HMRC’s internal VAT decision review process appears to be making decisions increasingly in HMRC’s favour,
UK consumers burdened with highest sales taxes in G8
UK consumers are suffering under some of the highest level of consumption and sales taxes in the G8*, according to our new research.
VATflash: HMRC lose in relation to input VAT for Single Farm Payment Entitlement
HMRC have recently lost an important case which has resulted in farming businesses that have purchased units of Single Farm Payment Entitlement, where HMRC have disallowed the input VAT claims, to now make a back claim to HMRC for the VAT plus interest.
Budget 2016 predictions from our head of VAT in London
Simon Newark, head of VAT in our London office, shares his predictions for the 2016 Budget announcement.
General VAT planning points: February 2016
For VAT there is no financial year end so we have so we have sought to highlight some general planning points that you may wish to consider.