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Deferred payment of VAT - Coronavirus concessions

When is all the deferred VAT to be paid by?

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I attended an HMRC webinar on CJRS re SEISS and was taken aback when one of the slides showed that the VAT due March 2020 will need to be paid by 30 June 2020. I took a screenshot as I thought that was wrong. The slide shows "no need to make a payment (due March 2020) until June 2020".
The website at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/deferral-of-vat-payments-due-to-coronavirus-... states quite clearly "If you choose to defer your VAT payment as a result of coronavirus, you must pay the VAT due on or before 31 March 2021."
Cofusing or what?

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Hallerud at Easter
By DJKL
23rd May 2020 12:25

I thought it was March 2021?

Could it be the slide was saying you do not need to pay the 31 March one (originally due on 7th May) until March 2021 but the 30 June 2020 one will be payable as normal by 7th August, as from memory the postponement was in relation to only one vat quarter?

Edited for typos/clarity

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By sammerchant
23rd May 2020 13:03

The slide says
- VAT payments will be automatically deferred
- no need to make a VAT payment (due March 2020) until June 2020
- If you want to defer payment - no need to tell us
- cancel Direct Debit arrangements for this payment
- all VAT refunds and reclaims will be paid as normal.

I suspect it's a mistake.

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By sammerchant
24th May 2020 10:58

I have a screenshot of the slide but AW does not permit attachments. I have, however, reproduced it below.
You may watch a recording of the webinar - the slide is at 28 minutes into it - at https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/viewRecording/297592025069371...

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By Cheshire
24th May 2020 11:16

Listen carefully to what she says.

If the PAYMENT is DUE between March and June.

(Then you can defer until 2021).

Better looking at the legislation anyway.

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By sammerchant
24th May 2020 13:14

The HMRC website page, referenced above, gives the correct information.

The slide says, and I reproduce the relevant bit,
"No need to make a VAT payment (due March 2020) until 30 June 2020".

The June date is incorrect.

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By Cheshire
24th May 2020 13:32

Doesnt really matter what the slide said as it has to be taken in context of what was said, which was clear.

June 2020 for repayment is incorrect -that is what I said!

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