Latest NHS VAT News

VAT zero-rating for PPE

HM Revenue & Customs announced on 30 April a temporary zero-rate of VAT on supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in connection with coronavirus. The zero-rate comes into effect from 1 May to 31 July 2020 and covers supplies recommended for use in connection with protection from coronavirus in guidance published by Public Health England.These [...]

May 1st, 2020|Categories: Latest NHS VAT News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on VAT zero-rating for PPE

COS VAT estimates and 6 month deadline extension

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has today announced some further easements in VAT accounting for the NHS due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.Full details of the easements are shown on the attached letter, but to summarise:COS VAT estimationIt has been recognised that some organisations may not be able to submit accurate COS VAT claims.Requests for [...]

April 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest NHS VAT News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on COS VAT estimates and 6 month deadline extension

VAT and duty relief for COVID-19 imports

The Government is allowing NHS and other state and authorised non-state bodies to pay no import duty and VAT on protective equipment, relevant medical devices or equipment brought into the UK from non-EU countries during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.It is unclear whether this relief will apply to subsidiary companies, but a non-state body can request [...]

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Free NHS Car Parking

From April 2020 all 206 hospital Trusts in England will be expected to provide free car parking to groups that may be frequent hospital visitors, or those disproportionately impacted by daily or hourly charges for parking, including: • Blue badge holders• Frequent outpatients who have to attend regular appointments to manage long-term conditions Free parking [...]

January 31st, 2020|Categories: Latest NHS VAT News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Free NHS Car Parking