VAT – Limited Cost Traders

At the start of 21st century it dawned on the then generous Commissioners (HMRC) that VAT was a subject too complicated for small businesses (with turnover up to £150,000) to be spending their business time on. So, they inserted a new Part VIIA into the Value Added Tax Regulations1995 introducing what is now known as […]

UK VAT registration

The basic rule that determines whether you need to compulsorily register for VAT in the UK is simple: If you’re a ‘taxable person’ making ‘taxable supplies’ in the UK above the registration threshold you need to register. But that is to over simply what is otherwise considered an extremely complex system of finding out if […]