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VAT and Compulsory Purchase Order

April 26th, 2019

With HS2 and other civil engineering projects gathering apace, Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs) can cause confusion with regard to the VAT treatment, specifically where the land in question has been opted to tax.


MTD for VAT – it is here – are you ready?

April 1st, 2019

With Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT starting today, we have decided to de mystify some of the most common misconceptions surrounding MTD in our myth-buster diagram below.  


Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT

February 14th, 2019

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT comes into effect on 1st April 2019. HMRC has confirmed companies will be able to use a ‘cut and paste’ approach, instead of digital links, during the one-year soft landing. This is likely to last until at least April 2020.


Sale of Land – VAT Option to tax Disapplication

September 12th, 2017

What is the VAT 1614D? Does is always allow the sale of land, on which an option to tax has been previously exercised, to be disapplied?  The answer to this question is NO. As with many aspects of VAT, this is a complex  area and professional advice should always be sought.


When it goes wrong…VAT and Abortive Costs

August 15th, 2017

As we all know, life and indeed business doesn’t always turn out the way you plan. When this happens, what is the VAT position on the costs you have incurred which become abortive?