In the past HMRC would allow employment agencies to rely on the staff hire concession and only account for VAT on their administrative fees rather than on the fee plus the staff salary and other emoluments. This was cash flow efficient for the agency…

As part of the Spring Budget it was announced that both the VAT registration and VAT de-registration thresholds will increase in line with inflation. As of 1st April 2017, the UK VAT registration threshold will increase from £83,000 to £85,000 wherea…

Under current VAT legislation, there is a ‘use and enjoyment’ provision in place in relation to mobile phone services provided to UK customers. This provision allows for services of this nature that are used and enjoyed outside the EU to be outside t…

The issue of VAT evasion was addressed within the Budget with respect to multiple instances;

The Upper Tribunal has ruled against Taylor Wimpey’s appeal in relation to its claim for input tax in respect of fitted carpets and white goods typically found in new houses.

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