VAT receipts for car fuel

In a recent article the following statement was made regarding fuel receipts used to reclaim VAT:

Fuel receipts have to include both the VAT number and the breakdown of the VAT amount and fuel should be purchased on the day of travel, or within a reasonable period before the day of travel.

Currently, we allow a time frame of 10 days on the receipt dates.  What approach do other people take?  Are we too generous with that time frame?

Our claimants submit their claims via a mileage claim form at an agreed rate per mile. 

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It Depends...

Darren Loring |

MUCH longer!!

taxhound |
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