When and How to register for VAT in UK

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What is VAT?
VAT – Value Added Tax is a tax business charge between supplier and customer when supplier supply his goods and services in UK.

 

When to register for VAT
There are a few section which will help you to distinguish which category you suit to. For each of the case there is different rules.
Please kindly chose one of those and find our more on HRMC webpage.
- You are doing business in the UK, or intend to
- You supply goods or services to the UK from abroad, or intend to start
- You supply goods or services from the UK to other countries
- You supply goods or services from another country to another country through UK

 

How to register for VAT
You have several choices one of them is to use our service once you opening the company or visit HMRC webpage for further information.
Which form you use and the number of forms you will need to complete will depend on a few particular circumstances. Online HMRC Service.

 

VAT and International Trade
Visit HMRC webpage for further information on VAT and International trade here.

 

VAT and Internet services
Visit HMRC webpage for further information on VAT and Internet services here.

 

Rates of VAT

Rate of VAT Another term Taxable Supplies
17.50% Standard Rate most of the goods and services
5% Reduced Rate renovation and alteration of dwellings etc.
0% Zero Rate newspaper, books, most food(not meals) etc.*

*Click here to find out more about exempt goods and services.

 

For more information on When to register for UK VAT visit HM Revenue & Customs here.
For more information on Where to register for UK VAT visit HM Revenue & Customs here.