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 VAT pilot

The UK tax authority (HMRC) recently confirmed that it has extended the Making Tax Digital for VAT pilot available to members of VAT Groups, partnerships and companies using the flat rate scheme. During October 2018, the pilot was opened up to the public for testing and this enabled most taxpayers to submit VAT returns using… Read More

BREXIT NEWS: UK Brexit postponed accounting law for import VAT

The UK government has issued draft legislation relating to the implementation of postponed import VAT accounting in the event of a no-deal Brexit, please click here to view this legislation in full. As per our original article back in September 2018, postponed import VAT accounting will allow all UK VAT registered businesses to avoid having… Read More

UK – MTD UPDATE: Lords Request MTD Delay

The House of Lords, which is the Upper House of UK Parliament, have called for a minimum of 1-year delay to the implementation of Making Tax Digital (MTD). They claim that HMRC have neglected their responsibility to small businesses and that the costs to implement the new system will exceed those outlined in HMRC’s impact… Read More