Case Studies

Commercial Building Projects

If you have any clients intending to convert any building into residential dwellings (or carry out any remodelling works in existing residential buildings) - please contact us on our helpline so we can advise you on possible structures designed to negate a VAT charge to your client and confirm the VAT liability of the works.

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Choosing the Correct Date of Registration

An interesting case that I have dealt with this week considered the date of registration for a partnership that had refurbished a property and was intending to make VATable supplies of that property.

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Partial Exemption Review Nets Client £61,000 Additional VAT Recovery

A new client to one of accountancy partners recently benefited from a £61,000 VAT windfall following a review of how it accounted for VAT

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Clothing Exports and VAT Refunds

This client exports large amounts of clothing particularly to EU countries. He was having continual problems as Customs were putting stops on his VAT refunds (his purchases being UK sourced and thus VATable).

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VAT and Commercial Property Transactions

We got a call from an accountancy colleague of ours who was concerned that one of his clients was being badly advised by his solicitors..

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Specific VAT Planning

Option To Tax Dis-Application In certain circumstances an option to tax is disapplied and this includes where an existing building is intended to be converted to residential use..

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Customs Facilitation Schemes

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Effective Planning for VAT

In a recent case, a partnership client incurred VAT of £1.. Read more

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Bad Debt Relief and VAT Returns

A client had around £400K on its debtor ledger, approximately half of which related to retentions in the building industry.. Read more

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Tax Points

We recently advised a business that undertakes continuous supplies of services how best to structure its invoicing and accounting to maximise its VAT position.. Read more

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