VAT

Small Business VAT Advice

When you are running a small business, VAT can often create a significant issue. Small business VAT is complex, it is easy to make a mistake without realising, and HMRC VAT inspectors have a reputation for being severe. What's more, dealing with VAT returns takes precious time away from running your business. Let Wisteria help you out.

Our understanding

You’ll probably already know that VAT is one of the most complex tax processes to get your head around, even for small businesses. Plus, the admin burden is significant, causing headaches and worry for you and your team.

At Wisteria, we understand that you don’t have time to worry about this. We support businesses with their VAT obligations in many ways. Our service varies from preparing book-keeping and VAT returns, advising on complex VAT issues, VAT planning opportunities, and dealing with a VAT inspection.

As a firm of chartered tax advisers, our team has the necessary expertise to assist you in even complex and difficult cases.

How we can help

At Wisteria, we provide a wide range of VAT services, including:

  • VAT registration and advice
  • Completion of VAT returns
  • Reviewing eligibility and efficiency of VAT schemes, such as the Flat Rate Scheme
  • Resolving complex VAT issues where the law is unclear
  • Investigating VAT saving opportunities
  • VAT advice
  • Help with International VAT issues
  • Guidance in relation to sector specific VAT issues
  • Supporting businesses under-going a VAT investigation or enquiry

If you would like more information regarding our small business VAT services, please contact us today. We also have many other services tailored to small businesses, such as payroll services and back office services.

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Meet the expert

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in commerce and practice. After qualifying with Stoy Hayward (now BDO), Andrew moved into industry. Andrew gained commercial experience operating as a CEO and CFO of numerous successful companies in biotech, recruitment, media, technology and marketing.

Meet Andrew

Why choose us

While working on your tax affairs, we seek out opportunities. We aim to keep you fully in the loop, discussing developments and new options with you, as part of regular meetings. By developing long-term relationships with clients, our tax return services work alongside the tax advice we provide. We want to give you peace of mind that you are in safe hands, your tax return is dealt with in good time, and each opportunity is identified and implemented.

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