HMRC have released a new brief clarifying the correct VAT treatment of Dealer Deposit Contributions (DDC), where motor dealers make payments to finance companies on behalf of the end customer, specifically towards the value of a deposit.


The First-tier Tribunal heard the case of Moulsdale Properties recently; the basis of which related to whether the sale of a property by the taxpayer was a taxable supply for VAT purposes. The property in question was opted to tax at the time of sale…


A new EU directive, commonly referred to as DAC6, aims to tackle ‘aggressive tax planning arrangements’ by intermediaries by way of implementing a mandatory disclosure of information relating to cross-border arrangements. Any cross-border arrangement…


In a recent case heard by the First-Tier Tribunal Hastings Insurance Services Limited, a UK based company, provided claims handling services to an associated company, Advantage Insurance Company Limited, based in Gibraltar. The input VAT incurred b…


Effective 1 April 2019, HMRC intends to digitise VAT accounting and consequently, from that date, all businesses that make taxable supplies above the VAT registration threshold of £85,000 will be required to submit their VAT return information to HMR…

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