VAT Basics

How to Record the Fuel Scale Charge in Xero

One way to record the fuel scale charge in Xero is to use a manual journal. Here is an example of a vehicle which falls...

HMRC VAT Fuel Scale Charges

The HMRC VAT Fuel Scale Charge is a VAT adjustment a business needs to make if they claim back VAT on fuel they provide their...

How to Check a UK VAT Registration Number Quickly and Easily

There are many reasons you may feel the need to carry out a UK VAT number check.  Here...

Correcting VAT Errors

We all make mistakes.  And VAT Returns, with all their complications, are no exception to this.  Thankfully HMRC has a process in place for...

How and When to Apply for VAT Deregistration

VAT Deregistration can be done online or by post and, in many cases, is quite a straightforward process.  But what some business owners overlook...

What is a VAT Assessment?

You will receive a VAT Assessment Letter from HMRC if you have not submitted a VAT return and paid the VAT on time for...

A Complete Overview of VAT Penalties, Surcharges & Interest

VAT Penalties, Surcharges & Interest Vary According to Circumstance There are two types of charges HMRC can levy - Penalties and Surcharges.  In top of...

VAT Deadlines

VAT Return Due Date Your VAT deadline for submitting your VAT return online and paying HMRC is generally 1 calendar month and 7 days after...

How Far Back Can You Claim VAT?

Whether it is an accidental error or you are newly VAT registered, there are provisions made by HMRC to allow you...

How to Register for VAT Online

HMRC VAT Registration Online In most cases businesses can register for VAT online on the HMRC website. You either need to create or login to your...

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