VAT & Partial Exemption - Maximising Recovery & Avoiding Risk

VAT & Partial Exemption - Maximising Recovery & Avoiding Risk


12 Sep 2024

9:30 AM ‐ 5:00 PM

With a SmartPlan £288

With a Season Ticket £320

Standard price £640

All prices exclude VAT
Introduction: Requires no prior subject knowledge
6 hours
Group bookings
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VAT registered businesses which also make exempt supplies cannot recover VAT on all their costs as input tax. Particular business sectors affected are land and property, insurance and finance, education, health and welfare and charities.

This live broadcast session is for those who have a sound knowledge of general VAT, but who are new to the area of partial exemption. It gives participants a clear understanding of the subject, and the tools to maximise VAT recovery in their particular business sector and avoid risk of errors.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive session will cover the following:

  • The detail of the exemptions within Schedule 9, VATA 1994 and the fine line between exemptions and taxable supplies
  • General provisions relating to allowable input tax
  • The standard method
    • Values and use based calculations
    • Use of previous year's recovery percentage
    • Standard method override
  • Special Methods
    • Sectors, headcount, square footage etc
    • Fair and reasonable declarations and legal certainty
    • Special method override
  • De minimis limits
  • Attribution of input tax
    • Definition and case law
    • Change of intention and use requirements
  • Annual Adjustments
  • Out of country and distortive supplies, including Budget changes
  • Records and accounts
  • The VAT Capital Goods Scheme
  • Imports of services and the reverse charge, including Skandia

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.