Tag Archives: VAT

Important VAT Deferral Update – Cancel your DD

Deferred VAT payments - important As you are aware HMRC deferred VAT payments for a 3 month period until 30th June 2020. Although this is an automatic offer with no application required, HMRC published the following advice in relation to this:   Customers who normally pay by direct debit should cancel their direct debit with their bank…
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VAT – how this can affect your cash-flow

Paying VAT should never reduce your business profits as you are acting as an unpaid tax collector for HMRC: the VAT added to your sales (less any VAT paid on your purchases) is simply collected from your customers (less amounts paid to suppliers) and the difference paid to HMRC. But if my customers are registered…
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VAT – leaving the Flat Rate Scheme

The VAT Flat Rate Scheme (FRS) does simplify the calculation of VAT returns, but there are certain circumstances when you may no longer use the FRS. You will need to leave if your turnover on the anniversary of joining was more than £230,000 including VAT in the last twelve months or if you expect your…
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Useful ‘Active Practice’ Articles

Every month we publish two 'Active Practice' Articles on topical issues that we believe our clients may find interesting, they can be accessed from the free resources Tab on our website, alternatively you can access PDFs of them here Active Practice Updates These Updates cover all aspects of tax and other areas useful to small…
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