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VAT Reduced Rate Summary





Please find below a brief summary of the VAT Reductions that came into effect on the 15th July.


  • From 15th July 2020 to 12th January 2021 a reduced rate of VAT of 5% applies to supplies made by VAT registered businesses in the hospitality, holiday accommodation and attractions sectors


  • The 5% reduced rate does not apply to the sale of alcoholic beverages


  • Other supplies, such as the provision of hot food, non-alcoholic beverages, holiday accommodation and admission to certain attractions will qualify for the 5% reduced rate


  • If the reduced rate applies to your business you must ensure that you are correctly recording your sales, so the correct amount of output VAT is declared to HMRC


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