For once, good news emanating from HMRC, who have just re-written their internal guidance on the topic of construction – their reference V1-8A.  Within it, they state that double glazing and secondary glazing can, potentially, be zero rated as alterations.  This is wonderful news as they have hitherto refused to accept zero rating, except in very limited circumstances. To… Read More


For the third year running, I have been asked to participate in the Listed Property Show at the Olympia Exhibition Centre in London. I will be manning a stand at the show, and also presenting a lecture each day, on the subject of (you guessed) VAT and listed buildings. Apart from the obvious joys of… Read More