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Sep
01

Changes to NHS and government VAT refunds: consultation

On 27 August HM Treasury (‘HMT’) published its long-awaited consultation about proposed changes to the VAT refund mechanism for the NHS and government departments. VAT can be a significant barrier to public sector collaboration, and HMT’s preferred option could change this.   Background   It has been recognised for a long time that the current [...]
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Mar
09

COVID-19 Coronavirus – PSTAX Business Continuity Plans and Updates

UPDATE – FRIDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2020 Updated Guidance – DRC On 24 September HMRC published updated guidance for the Domestic Reverse Charge for Construction Services (“DRC”). Public bodies need to be aware of two major changes to the previous guidance. The DRC scheme has been delayed from October 2019 but begins now on 1 March […]

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Oct
16

VAT and Brexit

Do you know what will change? Are you ready to action the changes?  This Seminar will discuss what we know now and what we think might happen, and how this will affect you and your accounting procedures.  Having a VAT system is a condition of being in the EU and is now the preferred taxation […]

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Oct
16

Taxation Changes for Emergency Vehicles

We are very sorry, but the Emergency Vehicles Seminar due to take place on Friday 15 November 2019 at South Yorkshire Fire Training Centre has been postponed due to the recent flooding.  This Seminar will be rescheduled and we will be advising of the new date as soon as we are able. Are you ready […]

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May
03

Seminars – July/August 2019

Due to popular demand we have added an extra Seminars which will take place on 27 August at RAF Club London and 30 August at Cumbria Police, Penrith VAT and CIS: the Reverse Charge on construction services for Local Authorities, their companies, joint ventures and social enterprises On 1 October 2019, there will be a major change […]

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Apr
01

NHS VAT refund changes: public sector collaborations to benefit

In a major boost to public sector collaborations, the Treasury has proposed changes to the way NHS bodies and government departments (“GDs”) recover their VAT costs. If the changes are implemented, they will remove a major obstacle to collaboration and partnership arrangements between local, police and fire authorities and the NHS and GDs. The activities […]

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Sep
21

Blue Light Collaboration Seminars.

  PSTAX and CRS VAT Consulting are delighted to announce the 2018 Blue Light Collaboration Tax Seminars   Because of the Policing and Crime Act 2017, the police, fire and rescue, and emergency ambulance services now have a duty to collaborate. Already, there are many examples of collaboration, which include: –          Co-location for command and control, […]

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Jan
18

Local Authority Housing Companies Tax Risks and Opportunities

Further to the success of our seminars in November, PSTAX and Wilkins Kennedy are pleased to invite you to a new seminar on the taxation implications of local authority housing companies and other alternative delivery models (“ADMs”). 

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