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Charities and other VAT-averse organisations should note the decision of the Upper Tribunal in the case of Cambridge University Endowment Fund which was released this summer.

The case concerned recovery of VAT incurred on investment management fees. Continue reading

When is an option to tax not an option to tax?

We regularly deal with issues concerning VAT and property and often advise on problem areas which arise in connection with the option to tax over commercial property.

There are many common misconceptions around what the option to tax is and how it operates.

In recent weeks, we have dealt with a number of cases where the option to tax has been “disapplied”. Unless you are a tax specialist, this is likely to seem like a very peculiar concept. Continue reading

“Just charge 20%”

VAT advisors are often teased with comments along the lines of: “Your job must be easy – VAT’s just 20% on everything isn’t it?”

In fact, dealing with complex liability issues and working with HMRC to resolve disputes in this area is a key part of the services RW VAT offers to clients.

We recently settled a dispute case with HMRC where Continue reading

RW VAT Services: 2015 – The Story So Far

The first half of 2015 has been a very exciting time at RW VAT Services Ltd. We’ve had some excellent results already this year which have saved clients time, hassle – and most importantly money! At a conservative estimate, we have saved our clients in excess of £750,000 over this period.

You might not be aware of the range of things we can help with – so here are a few of the highlights.
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Deal or no deal?

We are regularly asked to advise on the VAT issues arising in connection with mergers, acquisitions and other corporate finance transactions. Often, the request for advice happens very late in the day – by which time it may be very difficult to resolve any adverse VAT consequences. Continue reading

Brexit: What would it mean for VAT?

“Brexit” is, of course, the new shorthand term for a possible British exit from the European Union. Obviously, this newsletter is not the place for political commentary. However, there is no doubt that such an exit would have a significant impact on the current UK VAT system. Now that an ‘in/out’ referendum is on the horizon, it is worth taking a moment just to reflect on some of the possible consequences if the UK did choose to leave the EU. Continue reading

Welcome to Revell Ward Chartered Accountants in Huddersfield!More

We are a firm of Chartered Accountants based in Huddersfield and as you will see from our website we like to do things a little bit differently. Our offerings include all compliance services such as; Audit, Personal and Corporate Tax, Bookkeeping, Management Accounts, a Payroll Bureau and much more.

Our clients are based in Huddersfield and beyond and have many positive words to say about us so why not visit The Truth About Revell Ward page and find out for yourself.

We are very passionate about what we do and know that you too are passionate about what you do and for that reason we have devised The ‘Revell Ward Wheel of Fortune’, the wheel asks questions that every business owner should know the answers to but often don’t have the time to find these answers. The wheel demonstrates Revell Ward’s added value services and clearly defines the expected outcome for those who ‘step on’. This is a strong example of the firm’s clear but innovative approach to helping businesses achieve their goals in a more strategic way.