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Free Money - 24 April 2018

OK: let’s manage expectations: it’s not much, it’s a one-off, and it’s available only to a small group of people …

Rethinking research: MiFID II and VAT - 5 April 2018

If you work in the financial services industry, you’ll have heard of the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive – …

Plus and miners: cryptocurrencies and VAT - 12 March 2018

As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies gain prominence, more businesses are actively seeking out opportunities to create (“mine”) and trade them. …

Going the distance: VAT on selling overseas - 8 February 2018

Much has been written about the VAT that is lost to HMRC by non-UK based businesses that sell over the …

What’s the chance of reforming VAT post-Brexit? - 17 January 2018

There’s a reason why political parties stay in power only for one, two or at most three terms.  It’s not, …

Reading between the borders: VAT, customs and Brexit - 9 January 2018

The Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill 2017-19 has had its second reading in the House of Commons this week. VAT and …

VAT recovery: good news and bad news - 5 July 2017

If you’re a broker or FX trader who ignores VAT, you may be losing out on significant amounts of VAT …

Flat Broke: the new VAT rules - 23 March 2017

In some circumstances (principally, having turnover below £150,000 on entry) traders can elect to pay over VAT not by reference …