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New queries, issue 4488

10 February 2015
Issue: 4488 / Categories: Forum & Feedback

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Flat rate VAT

Determining the correct VAT flat rate for vehicle painting and repairs

We act for a client who sprays second hand vans and trucks. This amounts to about half of his work. He also repairs dents in similar vehicles which comprises the rest of his work.

The VAT flat rate category for “other services” is 12% whereas that for repairing vehicles is 8.5%. Do readers have opinions on our client’s circumstances and the appropriate rate to be used? We...

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