Standard VAT rate

20%

Country code

UK

Reduced VAT rates

5%

Super reduced rate

N/A

VAT returns

Monthly or Quarterly or Annually

VAT number format

GB 123 4567 89

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UPDATE: UK Making Tax Digital implementation

The UK tax authority (HMRC) recently provided an update confirming that it is implementing the next phase of its Making Tax Digital (MTD) program during October 2018. During the next phase, the pilot will be opened up to the public for testing and this will enable any taxpayer to submit VAT returns using the new… Read More

Brexit Update: UK issues no-deal VAT guidance notice

The UK has recently issued a range of guidance notices informing both the public and businesses of what the implications would be in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU next year without a formal withdrawal agreement in place. One of the notices released covers what the VAT implications will be for businesses… Read More

Finally some Brexit news! Agreement reached regarding tax and cooperation procedures

During June 2018, the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) published a joint statement on the progress of negotiations relating to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU planned for March 2019, the full statement can be found here. In the joint statement, it confirms that the UK will remain in the EU VAT… Read More