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CVC VAT Focus 17 March 2017

The latest CVC VAT Focus is now available on our website. This issue includes HMRC News and Case Review. In our Case Review we consider decisions of the Courts and Tribunals regarding: VAT liability of digital books Oxygen concentrators intended...

CVC Blog: Is it a business activity?

A question which is frequently put forward to the Courts and Tribunals is whether an activity is a business activity for VAT purposes. Whilst this is an issue often encountered by charities this can affect all businesses. Only activities...

CVC VAT Focus – Spring Budget 2017

The Budget VAT Focus is now on our website. This includes: Increased VAT registration and deregistration thresholds. UK VAT on roaming telecoms services. Penalties for participating in VAT fraud. Consultation announced – fraud in the provision of labour in...

CVC VAT Focus 2 March 2017

The latest CVC VAT Focus is now available on our website. This issue includes HMRC News and Case Review. In our Case Review we consider decisions of the Courts and Tribunals regarding: Scope of the VAT exemption for cultural services...

CVC VAT Newsletter for Charities – February 2017

The latest CVC VAT Newsletter for Charities is now available on our website. This newsletter comments on: Cultural exemption The business question (again) Failure to take reasonable steps to inform HMRC of an incorrect assessment Late VAT registration penalty...

CVC VAT Focus 16 February 2017

Our latest VAT newsletter is now available. This CVC VAT Focus comments on recent VAT cases before the First Tier Tribunal including: Supply of goods through Amazon Zero-rating: whether plants produced edible flowers and are therefore ‘food’ VAT refund...

DIY Housebuilder Article

The latest issue of i-build magazine includes, on page 30, an article by Helen Carey of CVC on recovering VAT on DIY self build projects.

CVC Blog: VAT compliance – have you thought about…

Figures recently obtained and published by RSM Tenon under a freedom of information request indicate a rise in penalties issued by HMRC. Our own experience suggests that HMRC is now applying penalty rules in relation to VAT errors more...

CVC VAT Focus 2 February 2017

The latest CVC VAT Focus is now available on our website. This newsletter considers recent First Tier and Upper Tribunal cases, including: Whether VAT assessments made by HMRC were correct. The VAT liability of the sale of a lodge...

CVC VAT Focus on Land and Property – January 2017

The latest CVC VAT Focus on Land and Property is now available on our website. This newsletter is intended for readers with an interest in the Land and Property sector.  It summarises cases relevant to the sector and is...