HMRC Advice and Support on Business VAT

HMRC Advice and Support on Business VAT

Webinars, emails and videos on VAT (updated 27 April 2015).


Help and support from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) about VAT.


You can get business emails from HMRC to help you with VAT.

Webinars and videos

Live webinars last for an hour. You can ask questions during the presentation and get answers from the HMRC host. They’re aimed at businesses about to register, or recently registered, for VAT.

Register and log in at least 5 minutes before a live webinar is due to start.

You don’t need to register to watch the YouTube videos.

What is VAT: an introduction

What VAT is, how it works, when to register and what to do afterwards.

Watch a recording of this webinar from 8 July 2014. You’ll still need to register.

VAT: now you’re registered

VAT rates, simple VAT accounting, things that aren’t subject to VAT.

Video on YouTube
VAT: now you’re registered

VAT accounting schemes

Choosing the right scheme for your business: annual accounting scheme, cash accounting scheme, flat rate scheme.

Video on YouTube
VAT accounting schemes

VAT on motoring expenses

VAT on cars, commercial vehicles, repair and fuel costs.

Video on YouTube
VAT on motoring expenses

Advice and help

To watch webinars, your computer and software will need to meet minimum requirements.

Search for help if you’re having any other technical problems with webinars.

For other help you can contact HMRC online.

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