VAT Services for Accountants
The VAT People offers a comprehensive service for accountants, providing advice on everything from transactional VAT for day-to-day activities to VAT training to ensure in-house accountants and those working independently are up to date with the latest developments in the industry.
Our consultants are all trained specialists, with many having previous experience as VAT inspectors. Therefore, we are best placed to provide the most relevant guidance on every aspect of VAT.
Speak to The VAT People about your circumstances today, either by calling 0161 477 6600, or fill out an online enquiry form and we will be in touch at a time that is convenient for you.
How we help accountants
When working as an accountant, either in-house or independently, there is an obligation to help your clients to make the most of their VAT liabilities. This can be achieved by reducing payments or improving the accuracy of their VAT declarations. It is also essential that accountants help clients to avoid potentially costly HMRC penalties.
Our team of specialists can help you to do this, and we offer a range of services to ensure you are able to do so. Services include:
VAT Toolkit Plus
A tool for practice-based accountants, VAT Toolkit Plus is designed to help you to critically review how a client deals with VAT. This handy tool is produced as part of the audit and assists with identifying any issues and opportunities that a client may have to ensure that action can be taken.
While VAT declarations and audits are regularly carried out among businesses of all sizes, a situation can be escalated, resulting in an investigation by HMRC. When this happens, our team of experts can talk you through the options that are available to you, ensuring you are in compliance with the investigation to make the process as stress-free as possible.
In cases where your client has been subject to a HMRC assessment, The VAT People can look comprehensively at the judgment to check that everything has been carried out in accordance with regulations. Where HMRC has failed to take all the facts into consideration, there are options available to you.
VAT recovery is an integral aspect of our service for accountants. We can help you to ensure your clients are happy by offering support throughout the VAT recovery/partial exemption process. We will directly investigate and recover incorrect VAT payments for you, which gives you more time to focus on your dealings with clients.
At The VAT People, our team of specialists can provide a full audit of your clients’ VAT systems to ensure that the procedures which are in place comply with current VAT regulations. A VAT health check could bring direct benefits to your clients, which detail all areas of overpayments, non-compliance and other issues.
Ensuring that your clients have some level of in-house knowledge regarding VAT is essential for accountants. The VAT People offers a number of tailored courses to guide your clients through VAT regulation, ensuring they are compliant with HMRC rules and have the knowledge they require to carry out their operations correctly.
Managing the risk involved with clients’ VAT payments and planning processes is an integral aspect of business for accountants. Our VAT specialists can help you to enhance the quality and breadth of the service you offer clients by offering our knowledge and expertise to ensure that they only pay the minimum amount of VAT accountable to their business.
We offer a comprehensive service for accountants, helping with a broad spectrum of VAT-related issues such as day-to-day activities to ensure in-house accountants and those working independently remain up to date with the latest developments.
Here to help you
At The VAT People, our comprehensive training courses help accountants to ensure best practice at all times, and is delivered with a tailored approach in a simple format. Our focus is helping accountants identify the specific needs of their clients, as well as any opportunities there could be to reduce their VAT liability.
We are proud of our record in helping accountants to assist their clients in running things as efficiently as possible. If you would like to benefit from our specialist VAT knowledge and extensive experience, potentially lowering your clients’ VAT payments in the process, call us on 0161 477 6600, or fill out an online enquiry form and we will be in touch.
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