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Payment deadline approaching for deferred VAT

Last year, HMRC offered businesses the opportunity to defer VAT payments falling due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020, until 30 June 2021 (originally 31 March 2021, but subsequently extended). 

As this deadline is now approaching, businesses who took advantage of the deferral scheme should act now by selecting one of the three available options below:

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VAT rates explained: standard, zero-rate & reduced rate.

In this short video, Iain Johnston, VAT Specialist at Martin Aitken & Co, provides an introduction to the different VAT rates: standard (20%), reduced rate (5%) and zero-rated (0%) and where they apply.

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