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VAT

Friend And Grant - VAT consultants and Advisers in Rochester and Strood, Kent.

An Introduction to VAT

As experienced VAT Consultants and VAT Advisers for Strood, Rochester, and the Kent area, Friend & Grant recognise the importance of understanding VAT. Too often we find that business owners fail to understand even the basics of VAT, what is taxable and what isn't. They may use the wrong VAT schemes. For small businesses VAT registrations may be missed and for all businesses opportunities of VAT savings may be missed. As VAT Consultants and Advisers in Kent, Friend & Grant work with our clients to ensure that the basics are dealt with such as registration, the right VAT scheme and understanding what is taxable and what isn't. More importantly we look to ensure opportunities are not missed particularly in areas such as land and property.  If you need a VAT consultant or VAT adviser for any VAT matters please contact one of Friend and Grant's VAT consultants or VAT Advisers by clicking here or telephone 01634-731390.

Relieving you of the burden

VAT can be the bane of everyone affected by it. The complex regime of regulations imposes a tremendous administrative burden on businesses. With the rate being so high, mistakes in calculating VAT can be costly - and the rigid system of penalties and interest charges for mistakes and the late submission of returns adds to that burden. Our cost-effective VAT compliance and planning services can relieve you of this burden. Our team of VAT professionals will help to keep your VAT affairs in order, advise when you need to register fior VAT, make sure you are collecting the right amounts for each transaction, and ensure that you make payments and file VAT returns correctly and on time. In addition to providing a comprehensive bookkeeping and VAT accounting service, we can also advise on and help with the following VAT advice:

  • The pros and cons of voluntary VAT registration
  • The timing of compulsory registration
  • Extracting maximum benefit from the rules on de-registration
  • Partial exemption
  • Timing and delaying VAT payments
  • Obtaining VAT refunds
  • Flat rate VAT schemes
  • VAT on imports and exports
  • VAT control visits by Customs and Excise

If you want more information go to our VAT section by clicking here.

Email Mark Friend or Andrew Grant or call 01634 731390 today for a VAT health check and to see how we can relieve you of the burden.