For a wealth of advice and information on aspects of VAT, including essential tips for VAT planning, and how to survive the VAT inspector's visit, visit our VAT guides.

The standard rate of VAT is 20% which is unlikely to change until after the 2015 General Election.

An introduction to VAT

Value added tax

Bad debt relief

Issuing VAT invoices

Recovering VAT on staff expenses

Fuel scale charges

When to add VAT

Deregistering from VAT

Cash accounting scheme

Flat rate scheme

Annual accounting scheme

VAT dos and don'ts

VAT inspections

How to survive the enforcement powers

Group VAT registration

VAT Mini One Stop Shop (MOSS)