The word “adjustment” means alteration in the English Language whilst “error” means a mistake. The difference between the two is important because when it comes to your VAT Returns how you deal with a VAT error is different to how you can deal with a VAT Adjustment. What qualifies as a VAT Adjustment? […]
January is normally when so many of us start looking at our holiday plans for the year ahead. What better way to spend those cold dark evenings. A few of us even dream of having a holiday place that we can call our own. And why not? A place of our own in a familiar […]
The changes in the VAT penalty system which we have known about for a while comes into effect next month (January 2023). We are expecting more details this month from HM Revenue & Customs but here’s what we know so far relating to the changes to VAT penalties. The main reason for the introduction of […]
What is a government gateway? Why do you need a government gateway account anyway? The gateway is a central location via which you can access various services including your tax account. How many of you have tried to contact HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently over the phone only to get frustrated with the holding […]
We are now in the new tax year 2022-2023 which started on 6th April 2022. Did you know the chosen year end of 5th April was first introduced in 1752? Back then the new tax year started on 25th March and ended after full 365 days which would be on 4th April. But in 1800 […]
It’s not long to go before 1st April 2022. What is the relevance of this date you ask? This is the date MTD comes into play if you are a VAT Registered business but not yet filing under MTD. What is MTD? Making Tax Digital (MTD) is HM Revenue & Customs plan to digitise […]
Most restrictions in England will end tomorrow as Plan B comes to an end! Which side of the divide do you belong to? Is it time to get back to “normal” and for everyone to go back to the office? Or is it too early and we should all carry on working from home until […]
Full customs controls started on 1 January 2022 – are you compliant? Changes to customs controls came into force from 1 January 2022. HMRC has now written to traders highlighting how that might affect the way goods are imported and exported between Great Britain and the EU. From 1st January 2022 a number of things […]
From 1st January 2021 the way we complete the VAT Return in the UK changed. The most important change was how we account for VAT when it comes to Great Britain (GB) trading with the European Union (EU).
The requirement to keep digital links if you are already caught under Making Tax Digital (MTD) rules came into force from 1st April 2021 as part of the second phase. HMRC defines a digital link as transfer of data between software programmes or applications.