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Deeks VAT News issue 46

Welcome to this months Newsletter      July 2024 issue 46 Keeping you up to date on VAT changes      In this months newsletter we cover the following:     More on separate and single supplies. The KFC dip pot case Hotel De La Tour UPDATE Telent Technology Services Ltd: no relitigation of input tax claim – UT VAT grouping […]

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Deeks VAT News issue 45

Welcome to this months Newsletter     June 2024 issue 45  Keeping you up to date on VAT changes     In this months newsletter we cover the following:    Are cosmetic skin treatments exempt medical care? The Skin Science case Managing a Customs Warehouse. Updated HMRC guidance VAT Tertiary Legislation – HMRC’s new guidance Treatment of voluntary carbon credits […]

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Understanding VAT Recovery on Share Sale Costs: Insights from the Hotel La Tour Case – UPDATE

You can read the origional article here Introduction The recent Court of Appeal (CA) judgment in the Hotel La Tour Limited (HLT) case has significant implications for businesses seeking to recover VAT on advisers’ fees related to share sales. On 21 May, the CA ruled in favour of HMRC, reinforcing the need for a direct […]

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Enhancing Charitable Contributions through VAT Relief

The government is contemplating a new initiative that would amplify the impact of charitable donations through a VAT relief. This proposed VAT relief aims to motivate businesses to donate everyday items to charities without incurring a VAT obligation. A consultation period of 12 weeks on the potential changes is set to commence before 23 July […]

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Deeks VAT News issue 44

Welcome to this months Newsletter    May 2024 issue 44  Keeping you up to date on VAT changes    In this months newsletter we cover the following:   Fount Construction Ltd [2024] UKFTT 340 (TC) Block-Aid Ltd [2024] UKFTT 339 (TC) Business Brief on Tour Operators’ Margin Scheme B2B Road Fuel Scale Charges from 1 May 2024 DIY Housebuilder […]

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Maximising VAT Reclaims on Business Expenses: How Deeks VAT Consultancy Can Assist

Introduction Value Added Tax (VAT) reclaims can significantly reduce business costs, yet many companies overlook the potential savings from foreign and domestic business expenses. Understanding and managing VAT reclaims, especially from multiple jurisdictions, can be complex and time-consuming. Deeks VAT Consultancy specialises in navigating this intricate process, ensuring that businesses can reclaim up to 27% […]

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Navigating Global Markets: How Deeks VAT Consultancy Simplifies International VAT Compliance

Introduction In the realm of global trade, understanding and adhering to various VAT regulations can be daunting. For businesses venturing beyond their domestic borders, the challenges of international VAT compliance can significantly hinder progress. Deeks VAT Consultancy specialises in transforming these challenges into opportunities, ensuring that businesses can focus on growth without the compliance headache. […]

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Understanding the Evolving VAT Landscape on Early Termination and Compensation Payments

As businesses navigate the complex interplay between contractual obligations and customer rights, understanding the VAT implications of early termination and compensation payments is crucial. Recent shifts in VAT policy, driven by Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgments and HMRC updates, have significantly altered the VAT treatment of these payments. This article explores […]

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Hive Down Strategy: Enhancing Business Value and Minimizing Risks Pre-Sale

Hive down strategies are becoming an increasingly popular approach for business owners looking to enhance their company’s value and streamline operations ahead of a sale. This restructuring process, often termed a “hive down,” involves transferring certain assets and liabilities to a new or existing subsidiary, thus isolating various operational components or risks. The strategic reshaping […]