Whether you are a recently launched Start-up or a well-established Corporation, understanding your position in relation to VAT, including when and how the various rules apply to you, is an important part of running any successful business.

Understanding VAT rules and their impact on your business can be challenging. When should you register for VAT? What VAT rate applies to your businesses sales? In what situations can you reclaim VAT? Plenty of important questions need to be answered to manage your VAT obligations correctly, while at the same time, ensuring you don’t pay more than is required by law or reclaim less than you are entitled to. Even to ensure you are correct VAT scheme, as this can create huge difference in liabilities. In addition, businesses that submit incorrect information or fail to pay VAT on time can be liable to pay penalties and interest so it is essential to keep your VAT affairs in good order through accurate VAT accounting.

That’s where our VAT accountants come in. At Robert Lewis Accountants, we have many years of experience in guiding clients through Limited Company Accounts while advising organisations on their VAT requirements regardless of their size and stage of business.
Using our sound knowledge of the latest VAT rules and regulations, we ensuring our clients successfully minimise their liability and comply with regulations promptly.


Our VAT accounting services include:

  • Advice on the right time for your business to register for VAT
  • Monitoring of your situation and notification at the point at which VAT registration is required
  • Assistance with VAT registration and deregistration
  • Advice on which VAT Tax Schemes you are eligible for and the most suitable option for your business
  • Preparation of your VAT return
  • Acting as your agent for VAT - corresponding and filing your VAT returns directly with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
  • Advice on VAT planning

Key Contact

Danni Walker

VAT Manager

01268 271 234

Your advice on converting from a sole trader to a limited company was clearly the correct one. The actual registration was carried out by you within a day, but more importantly your advice will save both my wife and myself, tax. I will now be able to benefit from the many tax saving devices that you have mentioned, obviously saving on my personal outgoings as well.

Brian A Marchant DipPFS

Marchant Financial Services Limited

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