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Our VAT Service

Our VAT specialists have an in-depth knowledge of all aspects relating to VAT and have helped a wide range of businesses solve their VAT questions and submit their VAT returns properly.

Whether you need detailed advice on complex matters, or simply assistance to complete your VAT returns, we offer a comprehensive VAT service which includes VAT planning, compliance and health checks. Above all, we provide practical and straightforward advice to help you minimise liabilities and maximise cash flow.

While some businesses may be in the fortunate position of having straightforward affairs, many are not. Businesses operating in a significant number of sectors are subject to complex VAT rules and procedures, which require the skills and experience of an expert to navigate effectively.

VAT Returns & Compliance

Our specialist team can provide you with the assurance that your business complies with its statutory and legal obligations and that your business is operating with the most appropriate structure, systems and procedures to minimise your liabilities. We can also assist you with issues such as partial exemption and recovery methods.

Our VAT compliance services include: 

VAT Planning & Advice

Effective VAT planning can minimise VAT liabilities and maximise cash flow, by ensuring that all available reliefs are claimed, suitable structures are implemented and that transactions are undertaken in the most tax-efficient manner possible.

We don’t just advise on UK VAT matters, we also regularly advise clients on international VAT issues. If your business sells, supplies or transfers goods outside of the UK, it’s very likely you will need to charge VAT on them, which can be a complicated process. Fortunately, our VAT Consultant’s have the knowledge and expertise to advise on such issues.

Our VAT planning services include: 

VAT Health Checks

Aston Shaw offers a comprehensive health check, which looks at all of your business’s VAT accounting and reporting procedures and can reassure you of your individual VAT position.

Our VAT Health Check is designed to: 

How We Work

We start with a free consultation at one of our offices (or we can visit you), we’ll sit with you and discuss the finer details of your business over a cup of coffee or tea. Once we have a firm understanding of your business and your current VAT situation we’ll explain how we might be able to help optimise your VAT position.

Why Choose Us?

As a client of Aston Shaw, you’ll benefit from unlimited advice and support – those things come as standard. We also offer:

And you can call, email or pop into any one of our offices as much as you like and we’ll always do our very best to assist you. We won’t charge you for a five-minute meeting or a phone call or email either.

Complementary Services

Other services you may be interested in include:

Find Out More

If you need help submitting your VAT return or think you would benefit from our specialist VAT advice, then do not hesitate to get in touch and have a chat with us about our service.

VAT Registration Threshold Frozen

January 2018

David Fiddy of Aston Shaw

Our VAT Consultant, David Fiddy explains why the VAT registration freeze may not be good news for everyone. Prior to the Autumn 2017 Budget, it was anticipated that the VAT registration threshold would be lowered. Surprisingly though, it wasn’t. Instead, it was frozen for “at least” the next two years. While this appears to be […]

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