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HMRC makes backdated VAT policy change to termination fees

17 October 2020

In the past, HMRC has accepted that contractually agreed payments due in the event of a breach of contract, and thus amounting to compensation, were typically outside the scope of VAT, because they are not consideration for any supply of goods or services.

HMRC extends VAT relief for charities to some digital campaigns

18 September 2020

Following recent representations by the Charity Tax Group (CTG), HMRC has agreed to amend its policy on the VAT treatment of online charity advertising. Information on HMRC's new policy was published on 8 September and we suggest that affected advertisers and charities should consider their position carefully.

Protecting VAT cash flow on commercial developments

14 May 2020

The real estate sector is facing a number of new stresses in the current market. Unintended VAT costs to developers may be arising. Read more here for more information.

Protecting VAT cash flow on residential developments
Jim Burberry

30 April 2020

In a challenging market, a change in use of a planned residential development of new housing may give rise to an unintended VAT cost to the developer.

Improving VAT cash flow for commercial property landlords

27 March 2020

VAT may be able to create important cash flow advantages. This article outlines just one option that commercial property landlords should consider, allowing them to realise a significant cash advantage.

VAT tribunal allows zero-rate for digital newspapers

26 February 2020

Following a tribunal ruling, an independent review and a celebrity led campaign, the Government is under pressure on three sides to end the application of VAT at 20 per cent to digital publications.

Consumer 2020

24 February 2020

Our survey of middle-market consumer business leaders shows that in 2020, organisations are focused on remaining competitive by keeping costs low and cultivating innovation. What can you learn from your competitors and how can you achieve success?

Reasons for cautious optimism among beleaguered retailers
Andrew Westbrook

19 December 2019

Andrew Westbrook, head of retail at RSM, comments on the latest retail sales figures for November from the Office of National Statistics.

Predictions for the retail industry in 2020

16 December 2019

After an unpredictable climate for the retail sector moving into 2020 we predict what lies ahead for the industry in the new year.

Black Friday 2019 could be a discount bonanza for shoppers
Andrew Westbrook

25 November 2019

Andrew Westbrook, RSM's head of retail, comments ahead of this year's Black Friday.

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