I'm new here and would appreciate any help.


Dear all,

I have recently joined an Accountancy practice as a trainee; one of my training tasks is doing some bookkeeping for a client.


We are going to need to look at becoming VAT registered within the next 12 months or so.


Changes to the VAT regime are focusing attention on artificial separation of companies, according to The Vat People, who report a rise in queries and cases on the topic. 

I made the mistake of submitting a VAT return electronically over the weekend. When sending the information Quickbooks reported that the HMRC servers were not responding and I should try later.


Subway franchises have lost an appeal concerning the VAT liability of their toasted subs and 'meatball marinara'. 


We are a business who currenty trade in the UK to UK residents. Our customers qualify for VAT exemption on our health products, due to long term illness.


Since running my last vat return i have ran the year end.

today i went to run my vat return for the quarter and it says they are no transactions found.


New rules come into effect on 1 December 2012, which mean that, where traders based outside the UK make sales into the UK, they may be required to be registered for VAT, irrespective of the