VAT Advisory

We offer a fully white labelled, outsourced VAT services function. Covering gaps in expertise, resource issues, parental leave breaks and any other reasons as to why your VAT function needs strengthening.

The work we do for you involves any or all of the following:

  • Signed off VAT advisory projects from scoping through to quoting and finally delivery
  • Departmental VAT team support e.g. advice to audit and tax teams
  • Colleague technical support to an existing VAT Team
  • Business development and restructuring advice
  • VAT project quoting work
  • Partial Exemption calculation and advice
  • Transactional planning
  • Requests to HMRC for pre transactional rulings
  • VAT liability advice for new income streams
  • Litigation support
  • Preparation of external marketing content, e.g. technical articles, social media posts, blogs
  • Creating content and delivery of VAT presentations, internally and to clients
  • Due Diligence for Corporate Finance transactions
  • VAT Business Development and Strategy

It is a no brainer
The model provides an efficient and effective alternative to a fully inhouse provision, benefitting from capacity matching, scope to scale, breadth of expertise and much more.

VAT Help desk

Our VAT help desk is an email-based service operated by VAT experts. Available Mon-Fri during business hours, our team is ready to deal with your VAT queries dedicating up to an hour of their time to resolve them. More complex queries that require more time to resolve, will be discussed and quoted for on a case-by-case basis. These could include:

  • VAT compliance work:
    • VAT registrations/ de-registrations/ group registrations
    • Options to Tax
    • Building work relief certification
  • Completion/ review of VAT return calculations. i.e.
    • Partial Exemption
    • Business/ non business apportionments
    • Capital Goods Scheme
  • VAT advisory projects

It benefits your team so they can provide commercially astute and technically accurate advice and it will mean:

  • Your staff have access to VAT experts to support your clients on a day-to-day basis.
  • You are proactively mitigating risk and adding value to your client service offer.
  • Identifying additional ways in which to help and support your clients, generating additional income.
  • The start of a respected service line and profitable revenue stream for your firm.

There are a number of models to choose from to suit your business including pay per enquiry, pay as you go advisory or a retained commitment to hours. All of which come with a variety of benefits. Get in touch for more information and to discuss what might work best for you and your team.

Story of success

A recent client has seen the following results from working with us.

Typical pure client billing passthrough return on investment of %

Turnover growth for the quarter of %

% return on investment for speculative hours

Supported VAT advisory revenue growth from £125k yearly turnover to k and growing

We recommend you scale your advisory requirements against your risk and we are happy to discuss what works for you and your budget.

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