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    Training Terms & Conditions:

    Bookings and payment
    All bookings are provisional until they have been confirmed in writing by ourselves. Confirmation will be dispatched within 7 days of the receipt of a completed booking form.   Authorities booking 3 or more places will be entitled to a 10% discount.


    Invoices must be paid in full by no later than:

    28 days following their date of issue.

    Cancellations – Residential Course

    More than 21 days : no payment due

    21-8 days : 50% of course fee

    7 days or less : full fee

    Substitutions are permitted at any time

    Cancellations – Single Day Courses

    More than 15 working days : no payment due

    14-7 working days : £100.00 cancellation charge

    6 working days or less : full fee

    Substitutions are permitted at any time

    Training Materials

    Training materials provided by us during the course are for the sole benefit of the course participant. They must not be photocopied, scanned, faxed or otherwise distributed without our prior written permission. All intellectual rights remain the property of LAVAT Consulting Limited.

    Limitation of Liability

    In the unlikely event of a course not taking place as scheduled, and for whatever reason, the financial liability of LAVAT Consulting Limited  to each participant shall be limited to the value of monies paid by that participant for attendance on the course.

    Local authorities deliver education in all areas of the community; education is not limited to that which is provided to school pupils as part of the national curriculum, but also includes adult education, seminars, extended schools, children’s centres, instructional courses within leisure facilities, and various other activities.

    The course aims to enable the participant to confidently identify the correct VAT liability for educational supplies, including those supplies that can be treated as ‘closely related’ to the provision of education. It explains why the VAT liability can vary depending on the provider. It looks in some detail at activities within schools, including ‘extended schools’ and in what circumstances VAT can be recovered. It explains the difference in VAT treatment for capital works at different categories of school.

    The training will be supported by a number of case studies to reinforce the learning; all of these case studies are based on real situations experienced by local authorities, and should therefore be highly relevant to the participants.

    The content of the course includes:

    • VAT – basic concepts and special rules for Local Authorities
    • Definition of ‘eligible body’ for training purposes
    • Educational supplies and supplies between eligible bodies
    • VAT liability of supplies within schools
    • VAT treatment of ‘Extended School’ activities and ‘Adult & Community Education’
    • Types of educational establishment and varying VAT treatment
    • Capital works to educational establishments – VAT implications

    The course would benefit:

    • Those with day to day responsibility for VAT management
    • Managers and Accountants involved in Education
    • Officers responsible for capital schemes at educational establishments

    Cost: £350 + VAT
    Cost includes course material, buffet lunch and refreshments

    Please use our ‘contact us‘ tab if you require further information regarding this course.  If you wish to train more than six staff you may like to consider an in-house training course.

    Please see our main training page for dates of when this course is running.