Essential VAT for Business Owners, Book-keepers and Accounting staff

Location: Brighton, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol Course Length: 1 Day Click for dates Buy Now: £249 (+VAT)

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The importance of getting it right:

This is a one day workshop where we will go through VAT basics to give you a clear understanding of the different rates of VAT and how they relate to your business. I will help book-keepers and accounting staff “up their game” in order to maximise the VAT that their clients or employers can reclaim on purchases and get the output tax correct on sales.

Output Tax

  •  The VAT rules; output VAT, input VAT, zero Rate, exempt
  • Services, the new place of supply rules
  • Do you charge VAT on non business supplies, samples and gifts
  • The VAT invoice, what information required
  • How to account for VAT as an agent
  • International movement of goods, imports, exports and triangulation

Input VAT

  • How to reclaim input VAT
    • Partial exemption
    • Business expenses
    • Entertaining and gifts
    • Motor expenses and mileage
  • Tax points and retrospective VAT reclaims
  • Non UK invoices
  • Imported goods and services
  • How to check a VAT number
  • Discounts
  • The VAT Schemes: Flat Rate, TOMS, Cash accounting, Margin Scheme

The importance of : EC Sales Lists, Intrastat Returns and other EU reporting requirements

This workshop is suitable for:Bookkeepers and accounting professionals who recognise the importance of getting the reporting to HMRC right:  In this workshop we will go over the basics to clear up any misconceptions and ensure that your knowledge is up to date and therefore making your business more profitable by decreasing the VAT liability and reducing the risk of VAT penalties and interest. We will make sure that we cover your issues. Thus ensuring that at the end of the workshop you are clear about VAT relating to your business.

What’s in it for you: You will develop a greater understanding of the complexities of VAT. You’ll be more aware of areas where mistakes are made and you’ll find out how to avoid them. You will feel more confident in the advice you give your client or employer. And you’ll give a better service as a result, saving time and potentially making more money.

Next Dates:  

  • 13 September – Brighton
  • 27 September – Glasgow
  • 18 October – Bristol
  • 30  November – Birmingham
  • 7 December – Brighton

Time:  9.30am – 4.30pm

Course Cost: £249 (+VAT)

Course Code: VAT-EVB

Course Location: Brighton, Glasgow, Bristol, Birmingham

Price: £249.00


VAT Schemes – Tour Operators Margin Scheme (TOMS)

Location: Brighton Course Length: 1 Day Click for dates Buy Now: £197 (+VAT)

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The TOMS is an EU devised VAT scheme as a means of accounting for VAT in respect of the arrangement of overseas travel and or accommodation. This use of this scheme avoids the necessity of registering for VAT in other Members States of the EU.

In the workshop we will cover:

  • The current legislation
  • Calculating the margin (profit)

This workshop is suitable for: Tour operators and businesses who arrange overseas travel or accommodation for their staff.  It’s perfect for bookkeepers and accounting professionals.

What’s in it for youYou will gain a clearer understanding of the Margin Scheme and when to sell plus VAT if you’re VAT registered. As a result you know how to make better use of the various ways of accounting for VAT and could save yourself and your customer’s money.

Next Dates: 13 September – Brighton

Time:  10am -15.30pm

Course Cost: £197  (+VAT)

Course Code: VAT MS -TO

Course Location:   Brighton

Price: £197.00