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VAT Training

VAT is crucial to any business and it is important that staff dealing with the tax are aware of the full implications.  A business cannot properly budget or agree deals unless they are aware of the VAT impact.  Unfortunately, VAT is a complex tax, especially in certain areas which we recognise and focus on.  An unexpected VAT issue can be a deal-breaker.

These training sessions aim to highlight areas of risk and provide a practical review of common problems.

Who is the course for?

Anybody who is responsible for the VAT activities of a business, completes VAT returns, or assists with transactions in any way and, has a basic understanding of VAT.  We can provide training to one or two people or to entire departments.

What do the courses cover?

The training assumes a degree of VAT knowledge and can be tailored to a business specific needs.  We are very flexible on subject matter and will present training that ideally matches your requirements.  However, experience insists that certain subjects provide common VAT difficulties.

Courses we currently offer cover:

  • VAT essentials for business owners and accounting staff
  • Common problem areas
  • International/cross-border transactions
  • Not for profit entities
  • Land and property transactions
  • Partial exemption
  • Capital Goods Scheme
  • VAT planning
  • Health and welfare issues
  • VAT business structures
  • VAT and financial services

Among other topics.

Where are they held?

We can carry out the training at your premises or can make arrangements for third party conference facilities to be used.

The presenter

Marcus Ward is our Director and heads up our VAT practice.  He has many years’ experience of VAT and presenting to trade and professional bodies including; The Confederation of British Industry, The Institute of Directors and the UK200 Group.

He is also available to present at seminars, conferences and exhibitions.

The cost

The cost is entirely dependent upon your needs.  We are happy to discuss fees and timing at your convenience.

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