Care providers employing agency staff may be paying unnecessary VAT charges… One of the biggest challenges facing care operators post-Covid-19 is the understaffing of care services. With providers unable to employ and retain permanent staff consistently, agency staff are a… Read The Article
In their release of Revenue & Customs Brief 9 (2021) on June 11th 2021, HMRC addressed the VAT treatment for day care services provided by non-regulated (CQC/Ofsted) private organisations in England and Wales. This puts beyond doubt HMRC’s view that… Read The Article
With many care home operators considering growth and acquisition strategies post Covid-19, we are being asked more and more frequently for advice regarding the VAT implications of purchasing a care home and how these vary depending upon the property and… Read The Article
The Supreme Court has ruled against HMRC in a case concerning the sale and lease back of a care home, thus potentially opening the door for many care home operators to raise finance for new buildings without incurring a large… Read The Article
For anyone who has had dealings with HMRC it will come as no surprise to hear that, following HMRC’s clearance facility being relocated to Birmingham, there has been a change to the direct tax clearance process resulting in delays and… Read The Article
We are delighted to announce that Vat Solutions has been granted direct access to Tax Counsel through our qualification for Bar Standards License. This award allows us, due to our expertise and provenance in our specialist area, to seek advice,… Read The Article
The Lilias Graham Trust (Upper Tribunal decision) The Lilias Graham Trust, a charity operating residential assessment centres, which support parents with mental health issues in learning how to care for their children, have lost their appeal to the Upper Tribunal… Read The Article
Key points to ask when you are considering the appointment of a specialist supplier for contract restructuring and its implementation: Do they have the administrative capability to document your restructure robustly and accurately (for HMRC purposes), and to maintain that… Read The Article
Northern Ireland is, and will remain, part of the UK’s VAT system. The Northern Ireland Protocol means that Northern Ireland maintains alignment with the EU VAT rules for goods, including on goods moving to, from and within Northern Ireland. Under… Read The Article
The Construction Industry Scheme VAT domestic reverse charge measure will apply to supplies of construction work from 1 March 2021. The aim of the measure is to reduce VAT fraud in the construction sector. If you receive construction services subject… Read The Article
The Charity Tax Group (CTG) have published correspondence with HMRC in which HMRC has accepted that zero rating can apply to the majority of charity advertising in the form of internet search browsing advertisements. The clarification has been provided following… Read The Article
VAT Fact…Did you know? If you buy a gingerbread person wearing chocolate trousers or skirt… you will pay VAT at 20% but a naked gingerbread man is zero rated and there is no VAT to pay!! PPE/Covid-19…latest extension Temporary VAT… Read The Article
Given the recent dramatic increases in expenditure and the simultaneous significant reductions in income which the pandemic has wrought, both serving to add to the growing financial crisis which looms within the care sector, the need to address financial stability… Read The Article
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