After the UK Governemnts announcement last week, from the 15th July 2020 to the 12th Jan 2021, VAT has been dropped from 20% to 5% on many items in the UK. So retailers will have to amend thier prices accordingly and make sure to charge the correct price. And customers need to be aware not to be ripped off with higher prices than necessary.
The Government's cut from will affect the following food purchases:
Note: Flat Rate VAT charged and paid by contractors and businesses will also be affected and HMRC will update about these in due course.
Tax Affinity are experts in VAT and all areas of tax. So if your current accountant is not helping your business through this difficult time, feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help and support you.
By Anni Khan at Tax Affinity Accountants
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