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Every individual, company or partnership is affected by the complex rules of VAT. Whatever your VAT query, our expert team is here to help.

IntroductionMaking VAT work for you

VAT is an often-misunderstood and overlooked tax, which makes it a potential minefield for businesses that don’t plan properly or seek the right advice

Scott Burkinshaw, Tax Partner

Every individual, company or partnership is affected by the complex rules of VAT on a daily basis, but VAT remains the least understood of all taxes. Which is why we set up our specialist VAT advisory department; here to help guide you through the complex maze of VAT legislation.

Our team works with all areas of VAT, from relatively basic issues through to even the most complex challenges you can face.

Our VAT Services

Understanding the VAT implications of a land and property transaction at an early stage can result in significant VAT savings. Our team help with all areas of VAT but have specific expertise in land and property transactions and in providing VAT advice to the construction industry.

Whatever your VAT query involves, get in touch with our team of specialists today.

The VAT rules for construction services are complex and HMRC guidance is not easy to navigate, which is why we have a VAT advisory department to help construction businesses get the VAT treatment of their services correct and avoid costly penalties.

Our VAT team have over 30 years’ experience in providing VAT advice. Whatever your VAT query involves, get in touch with our team of specialists today

There are several complex VAT rules and regulations that apply to imports and exports. It is critical that businesses understand these rules to avoid penalties and keep things running smoothly.

We have a specialist VAT department to help guide businesses through the complexities of importing and exporting. Whatever your VAT query involves, get in touch with our team of specialists today.

Whether you’re buying or selling a business it is important to understand the VAT implications and ensure the VAT treatment is correct. To assist with this, we have a specialist VAT advisory department with particular expertise in the VAT treatment of business transfers.

Whatever your VAT query involves, get in touch with our team of specialists today.

VAT on international services is one of the most complex areas of VAT, but our specialist VAT advisory team have a wealth of experience in this area and can help guide businesses through the VAT rules and regulations governing international business transactions.

Whatever your VAT query involves, get in touch with our team of specialists today. Where necessary, we can also support our clients with international advice through Praxity Global Alliance.

VAT is a complicated tax and can be particularly complex for charities There is a generally held misconception that charities do not have to charge or pay VAT. This is not the case although there are reliefs that charities can take advantage of.

If you run or work for a charity, and have questions about VAT, including how much is payable and what reliefs are available to your charity, Shorts has a specialist VAT department to help guide charities through all of the complexities of VAT

Working with Shorts

Our team can help with all areas of VAT from relatively basic issues such as initial registration, the completion and submission of VAT returns and advice on how to correct errors and mistakes, through to more complex issues such as assessments, control visits, cross border transactions and transfers of going concerns.

Within our VAT team are professionals with extensive experience of providing VAT planning advice on commercial property transactions and we have a proven track record in helping our clients structure these to minimise the impact on cash flow.

We welcome you to book a consultation with Shorts today to discuss any VAT queries you may have, or any VAT challenges you may be facing.

Shorts has more expert tax advisers than any independent firm in our region. Whatever your VAT query, our team is here to help.

The Shorts VAT Team

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