What is VAT Toolkit Plus?

VAT Toolkit Plus is a tool for practice-based accountants that is designed to assist accountants to critically review how a client deals with VAT.

It is designed as part of the audit to assist with identifying any issues and opportunities that a client may have in order that appropriate action can be taken.

Why Should I Use It?

As VAT Toolkit Plus has been created by The VAT People - a team of specialist VAT consultants, all of whom have many years experience dealing with VAT issues - it provides the opportunity for accountants to consider all VAT aspects a client may have, rather than be a ‘tick & turn’ exercise that many compliance checklists offer.

Why is identifying VAT issues & opportunities important?

Given HMRC’s stance on the application of penalties, and today’s climate where clients expect their accountant to ‘add value’, we see this as a useful tool for accountants when looking at VAT as part of the year-end audit.

Do The VAT People offer any review service of a completed VAT Toolkit Plus?

Yes, to help accountants make the most of this tool, The VAT People are offering a review service of the completed VAT Toolkit Plus, which is designed to ensure that all key information has been obtained, properly considered and appropriate actions recommended.

Our review service is designed to assist accountants proactively deal with VAT in meeting the audit compliance requirements, whilst adding value to clients by identifying any additional opportunities or issues which may otherwise be overlooked.

What happens on a VAT Toolkit Review?

Our review service is undertaken by our specialist consultants who will go through all areas of the completed VAT Toolkit Plus, and then discuss with you their findings and, as appropriate, recommendations as to any action which may be required.

Do You Charge for this Service?

We charge a nominal fee of £50 plus VAT.

Why Do You Charge?

Although our review may of course lead to additional work if issues or opportunities are identified, we have designed it so that it provides specialist input into the audit programme without necessarily involving a full review. We think this adds value and, to cover some of our costs, we feel a nominal fee is reasonable.

The Small Print:

Please note that whilst The VAT People will undertake a full, critical VAT review of the business, all comments made are based on the information provided, and The VAT People do not take responsibility for the repercussions of advice based on incomplete or inaccurate responses to this document. Any recommended actions which lead to subsequent work would be subject to a further fee, which is to be quoted separately and agreed by all parties before the commencement of further work.

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Click here for a copy of VAT Toolkit Plus or call us on 0800 077 4604 or fill in our contact form and a member of the team will get back to you.

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