Essentially, if you are VAT registered you need to add 20% on top of whatever you sell, but just to make things more complicated there are certain things that are zero rated for VAT like: food, books, newspapers and magazines, young children’s clothing and footwear to mention a few …

With the complexity of the UK VAT tax system, it is important to commission the services of a VAT tax specialist, like Harvey, Telford & Bates to complete your quarterly VAT return.  The team at HTB will ensure you pay the right amount of VAT – never overpaying and always complying with the current VAT regime.

Harvey, Telford & Bates Chartered Accountants provide an efficient, cost effective VAT service, which includes:

  • Assistance with VAT registration;
  • Advice on VAT planning and administration;
  • Use of the most appropriate VAT scheme;
  • VAT control and reconciliation;
  • Help with completing VAT returns;
  • Planning to minimise future problems with HMRC;
  • Negotiating with HMRC in disputes and representing you at VAT tribunals.

If you are concerned that you may not be paying the right amount of VAT please call the team at Harvey, Telford & Bates today to book your VAT health check … we promise you’ll sleep better at night!

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