VAT is a notoriously complicated tax and the rate rises and harsher penalty regime introduced in recent years mean the risks it brings have never been higher. VAT is also a transaction based tax, so queries usually demand a quick answer.
Our VAT specialists make it their business to know enough about yours so that they can anticipate opportunities and problems, and act quickly to deliver a solution, leaving you to get on with your business. We never forget the most important aspects of any VAT solution: it must be practical, it must advise you what to do and it must not create a different problem elsewhere.
If you are concerned that you may be missing an opportunity or overlooking a potential risk, or have a particular VAT issue on your mind, our team of VAT specialists can help. Taking time to learn more about you and your business will help pinpoint areas where we can work together to make you VAT-efficient.
BDO can also provide specialist advice on other indirect taxes, such as customs duty, gambling duties and insurance premium tax.
Managing change efficiently is essential in international tax and our international tax teams advise a wide range of clients in a variety of business sectors on controlling their worldwide tax costs and reporting.