Paying an invoice in cash

At one of our sites an invoice (around £2k) was paid in cash. The invoice was more of a receipt, it didn't show the trader's name or address or any other details. 

This is against all procedure and the person responsible is being dealt with accordingly, but is there actually anything legally wrong with doing this?

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Yes

tom123 |

Ok so paying it is fine. What

ajnmx |

I wouldn't worry too much

Democratus |
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No invoice needed

petersaxton |
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Invoice needed for accounting records

zarathustra |
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Only VAT invoices are legally defined

Chris Smail |
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Chris

petersaxton |
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And your point is?

Chris Smail |
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My point is

petersaxton |
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Why?

ajnmx |

Yes - proper invoice required for tax deduction

susanna russell-smith |
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I would suggest that the

Tim 59 |

@susanna

justsotax |

@justsotax

susanna russell-smith |
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Just a moment...

jndavs |
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Of course you could always just generate

justsotax |

Yes, agree that genuine expenditure should be claimable...

susanna russell-smith |
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No

petersaxton |
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I would add a further comment

justsotax |