26 November 2019

VAT refresher and update


This course will ensure that you have a sound understanding of the fundamentals of VAT and how the tax applies in business.

Who should attend?
All accountants and others who need an up-to-date knowledge of the main principles and rules of value added tax, but who do not require specialist knowledge. It will be particularly useful for those who have not dealt with value added tax for a few years but are moving back into the area and need a refresher.

What you will gain

  • A reminder of the fundamentals of UK value added tax
  • A chance to update yourself on recent developments
  • Examples of typical problem areas and planning opportunities

Programme outline

  • The concept of value added tax.
  • How and when a business needs to register for VAT.
  • What is meant by input tax, output tax, taxable supplies, tax invoices and other VAT terms.
  • Maximising the deduction of input tax. 
  • The effect of exemption and partial exemption.
  • How common situations are treated for VAT purposes.
  • How to complete a VAT return and when and how VAT is payable.
  • Correcting VAT errors.
  • Overseas matters.
  • Special VAT schemes.
  • Administration and enforcement.

The course starts at 9.30am. Lunch and refreshments are included.
6 CPD hours (where applicable). 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

Booking Information

Date Location Price
26 November 2019 - 09:30 Manchester Price: GBP 634.00
Member price: £571. Plus VAT on all prices.
10 December 2019 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 634.00
Member price: £571. Plus VAT on all prices.

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The venue for this course will be confirmed 14 days before the scheduled date. 

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