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The Flat Rate and Other VAT Schemes (PDF)

A Tips & Advice Special Report about...

In a nutshell

This Special Report brings together key information about VAT schemes. It explains who the schemes are for, how they work as well as their pros and cons. You’ll learn how to fully exploit the VAT schemes to minimise admin and even reduce your VAT bill.

In detail

VAT legislation is a minefield of dos and don'ts. However, it includes special schemes that can reduce costs and even save you money.

This Special Report tells you what schemes are available and how to use them to your advantage. It provides you with the latest information on:

  • Voluntary schemes such as the flat rate, annual accounting, retail and many more
  • Mandatory schemes such as the capital goods
  • Which schemes you can or must use
  • How to join and leave a scheme
  • The pros and cons of each

In simple language and with clear examples, this Special Report explains how to make the most of VAT schemes to minimise admin and save time and money.

We've created this Tips & Advice Special Report especially for... 

Everyone in business plus VAT advisors that want to:

  • Know how to make the most of the available VAT schemes

In this Special Report you'll read about...

1. Introduction to VAT

2. Flat rate scheme

3. Cash accounting scheme

4. Annual accounting scheme

5. Margin schemes

6. Retail schemes

7. Business promotion schemes

8. Capital goods scheme

9. Agricultural flat rate scheme

10. Special methods for barristers’ chambers

11. Sailaway boat scheme

12. Appendices

Appendix A - VAT invoice checklist

Appendix B - Flat rate scheme percentages

Appendix C - Relevant goods

Appendix D - Legal definitions

Appendix E - Point of sale scheme

Appendix F - Apportionment scheme 1

Appendix G - Apportionment scheme 2

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