This section contains introductory guides to the often very complex area of VAT.

VAT - a summary
A general overview of the principles of VAT.
VAT do's and don'ts
Key actions to take and traps to avoid.
VAT - cash accounting
A guide to the cash accounting scheme.
VAT - annual accounting scheme
A guide to the annual accounting scheme.
VAT - flat rate scheme
A guide to the simplified scheme for small businesses.
VAT - bad debt relief
The conditions and requirements of claiming VAT relief on bad debts.
VAT - how to survive the enforcement powers
Making sure you comply with the rules.
Recovering VAT on staff expenses
How to reclaim VAT on supplies made to your employees.
Group VAT registration
Advantages and disadvantages of VAT grouping.