Archive of articles and guides on Value Added Tax (VAT) issues for UK small business owners. Topics covered include charging VAT on services and goods, VAT registration, thresholds, taxable turnover, dealing with mistakes and HMRC, and many other related questions.


VAT amnesty for businesses

Firms trading above the VAT threshold but yet to register are being offered the chance to avoid a penalty - providing they sign up by 30 September - under a new scheme launched by HM Customs & Excise.


Red tape relief for small firms

200,000 small firms are set to benefit from an extension to the flat rate VAT scheme, which will cut their paperwork and compliance costs by up to £1,000 a year.

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How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?

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Why your business should switch to a broadband-based phone network

Analogue phone systems are increasingly being replaced by smarter broadband based networks – here’s why you should consider switching

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Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

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A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.