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Updates Small businesses hit by flat rate VAT

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has discovered that many SMEs are being hit by a rise in the level of flat rate VAT.

Q&A Claiming tax relief

When running your own business from home there are a number of items you can claim tax relief for. It is important to claim all tax reliefs in order to maximise your income.

Updates 20 per cent VAT rise to squeeze profits

Small businesses are focusing on ramping up sales and marketing rather than raising prices in preparation for next year's VAT hike.

Business Summary of main business tax changes for 2010-11

In this article we cover taxes relating to employees, VAT, PAYE, the Annual Investment Allowance, capital allowances, National Insurance and business rates.

Updates PBR 2009 - VAT back up to 17.5 per cent

In his Pre-Budget speech, chancellor Alistair Darling confirmed that the VAT rate will return to 17.5 per cent by January 2009, having been cut to 15 per cent earlier this year to encourage consume


Updates Small businesses fear VAT rise

According to a survey of 1,600 business owners by the Federation of Small Businesses, 71 per cent think the VAT rise will be detrimental to them.


Business A guide to helping small businesses manage their VAT

VAT is a tax charged on most business-to-business and business-to-consumer transactions in the UK.

Business VAT waived on two Christmas charity singles – a sign of things to come?

Towards the end of November, Chancellor George Osborne showed a surprisingly charitable side to the Treasury by waiving all VAT on a charity single.


Updates CD trading VAT loophole to close

A VAT loophole that allowed Guernsey and Jersey-based traders to avoid VAT is to be closed by the government.

Business 2012 Budget - VAT

The government has introduced VAT for a number of new purchases including 'sports nutrition drinks'.