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Apprenticeship levy - are you ready for the new levy?

28 November 2016

The government is committed to 3 million new apprenticeship roles in England by 2020, but it's currently off the pace. Does your organisation need assistance preparing for the levy?

Private use of leased cars – are VAT changes afoot?

28 November 2016

We understand HMRC are now looking to withdraw the Treatment of Transactions Order. Have you checked your relevant policies to ascertain if any vehicles might fall into the category of arm's length?

Collaboration projects – avoiding the many tax pitfalls

28 November 2016

The high profile collapse of the £750M Uniting Care Partnership this year due to shortfalls in tax and financial modelling has raised concerns about the processes and controls when entering in collaborative projects. Does your organisation have the necessary checklists?

Scott Harwood

Partner, Head of Public Sector VAT

Scott is head of public sector VAT for RSM and works across the not for profit sectors including the NHS health and care, local and central government, emergency services, education and charities.

NHS VAT refunds for laboratory services
Scott Harwood

25 September 2015

Over the years it has been a common practice (by NHS, suppliers and tax advisers) to regard certain outsourced managed laboratory equipment service contracts (MES) as being eligible for a VAT refund under contracted out service (COS) heading 31.