UK Parliament’s European Scrutiny Committee flags ViDA and Customs IOSS reforms as friction for UK businesses; plus ongoing cost of EU fiscal representation The UK Parliament’s European Scrutiny Committee has published its concerns on the EU VAT in the Digital Age 2025 proposals to make
New guidance, based on OECD model, sets obligations for platform operators with regards their sellers VAT activities from 1 January 2024 HMRC has now issued guidance on the January 2024 introduction of VAT on digital platforms regarding their third-party sellers. This includes e-commerce goods; provide
Following Brexit, UK’s Retained EU Law Act 2023 ends certain reliance on EU-derived rulings on VAT The UK will cut certain links to EU VAT derived legislation from 1 January 2024. This is contained within the Retained EU Law Act 2023 (‘the Act’) which, following.
Drop of over 40,000 VAT registered business in past year The UK has experienced the first drop in the number of VAT and PAYE registered businesses since 2011. The number of businesses registered is now 2.7 million. Small traders were the hardest hit, with sharp
NI Protocol replacement unblocks 2022 VAT zero-rating on domestic energy saving supplies for Northern Ireland from 1 May 2023 The UK’s HMRC has confirmed installations of domestic energy saving supplies in Northern Ireland will soon enjoy the same 2022 zero-rating VAT rate as the rest
Continued freezing of UK VAT registration threshold at £85,000 until April 2026 draws in 16,700 small businesses into tax net Today’s UK Autumn Statement (budget) will extend the VAT threshold at £85,000 for a further two years until at least April 2026. This means the
UK Prime Minister candidates review VAT cuts: standard rate from 20% to 15%; energy cut from 5% to 0% Conservative party leadership candidates, and therefore the next Prime Minister of UK, review proposals to cut the reduced VAT rate on domestic energy from 5% to