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Case studies

February 16th, 2022 Case study: we just saved a client £107k

HMRC insisted that an individual register for VAT, but we successfully argued they were entitled to an exception from VAT registration.

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February 8th, 2022 Case study: margin scheme success post-Brexit

The VAT margin scheme increases profits for qualifying businesses.

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August 20th, 2021 Defended a gastropub against a £170k fraud accusation

Kevin Hall, VAT partner at Wright Hassall, has successfully defended a gastropub against a £170k fraud accusation by HMRC.

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Recent articles

October 19th, 2023 Proposed VAT on education fees – how to manage the VAT risk

There are proposals that fees for education be taxed for VAT. With the standard rate of VAT currently at 20%, this chang...

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August 31st, 2023 VAT and property rental - rule changes (including TOMS)

On 5 July 2023, the First-tier Tribunal released its decision in the case of Sonder Europe Ltd (TC8852). The judge found...

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April 4th, 2023 Caution in Correspondence

In 2022, a business and its advisers lost a First-tier Tribunal case when the judge highlighted details in their private...

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