House under tree
VAT: An introduction for charities
Navigating the minefield
Location: London
Start Date: 01/11/2018
End Date: 01/11/2018
Services: VAT
Industries: Charities
House under tree

Our course will provide clarity on the main VAT principles and outline planning opportunities which will allow you to take advantage of VAT reliefs, optimise VAT recovery and avoid costly pitfalls. The course includes a combination of lecturing, practical examples and case studies.

We will cover

  • Charity VAT registration.
  • Understanding your VAT return.
  • When to charge VAT on activities and how much VAT you need to pay on income.
  • Know what counts as a business activity for VAT purposes, and why this is important.
  • Should you be charged VAT on costs?
  • How to reclaim VAT and maximise your recovery.
  • What happens if it goes wrong? Penalties and how to avoid them.

Who should attend?

This course is a great introduction to charity VAT generally, and is intended for those new to VAT and finance teams in charities and non profit organisations. This also includes those who need a refresher on charity VAT.

If you have colleagues who may find this course of interest, please send them a link to this page.


09:00 Registration
09:30 Session one
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Session two
15:30 Questions and close


This training course costs £330 plus VAT per delegate. An invoice will be issued following your registration.


Contact us

Please contact Julie Cason if you have any further questions.