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26th July 2022

Calling all property investors – lessons learnt from the Haymarket Media Group Limited v HMRC [2022] case

Calling all property investors – lessons learnt from the Haymarket Media Group Limited v HMRC [2022] case Calling all property investors/developers – the recent First…

5th July 2022

Charity VAT Alert: Update to business v’s non business activities for VAT purposes

On 1 June 2022, HMRC published Revenue and Customs Brief 10 (2022) outlining their change of policy when determining whether an activity is a business…

20th April 2022

VAT Update from HW Fisher

Gerry Myton and Mike Block explain the latest updates and rulings affecting VAT.  Read more on the latest news from HMRC, key takeaways from recent…

11th March 2022

VAT Update from HW Fisher

In this month’s VAT Update Gerry Myton and Mike Block bring the latest updates from the world of VAT! Read on for more updates, information…

16th February 2022

Building your own Grand Design? VAT implications you must be aware of

The DIY House Builders VAT scheme allows people who build their own homes to reclaim the VAT incurred on their building costs, but not professional…

27th January 2022

VAT Update from HW Fisher

In this month’s VAT Update Gerry Myton and Mike Block bring the latest updates from HMRC including the summary of responses from HMRC’s call to…

13th December 2021

VAT Update from HW Fisher

In this month’s VAT Update Gerry Myton and Mike Block bring the latest updates from HMRC – including brief guidance on the Plastic Packaging Tax,…

16th November 2021

VAT Update from HW Fisher

Despite the Chancellor’s Autumn 2021 statement proving to be very light on changes to the UK’s VAT system, we are glad to present the following…

29th September 2021

VAT Update from HW Fisher

This month Gerry Myton and Mike Block bring the latest updates from HMRC – including their guidance on the VAT liability of COVID-19 testing services…

19th August 2021

Get Ahead – VAT Update

In this monthly digest, Gerry Myton brings the latest updates from HMRC – including their recent business brief offering guidance on the repayment of VAT…

23rd July 2021

HMRC Revenue and Customs Brief 7 (2021): VAT on electric cars

HMRC have recently released a new brief which discusses HMRC’s policy on the VAT treatment of charging electric vehicles and an entitlement to recover VAT…

17th June 2021

Latest on the VAT Payments Holiday – all you need know

To support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK Government announced temporary changes to the VAT system. Many organisations took advantage of the VAT payment…

24th May 2021

Authors, literary agents and VAT: a quick guide

Establishing when to apply VAT to a transaction, and at what rate, can be a common area of confusion, particularly when international elements are involved.