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    Value added tax - Land and buildings - Construction of new buildings - Special situations - DIY housebuilders - 84480

    HMRC will refund any VAT chargeable on the supply, acquisition or importation of any goods used in connection with construction or conversion work where: - the work comprises: - the construction...

    Value added tax - Land and buildings - Construction of new buildings - Special situations - Builders using own labour - 84495

    Where a builder uses its own labour to provide services, there will be a deemed supply to it in the course of its business and a supply by it (known as a self-supply) insofar as the services:...

    Recovering VAT on a DIY build

    A client wants to build his own home. He’s asked whether he can reclaim any VAT on the costs. As building your own home is classed as a non-business activity your initial thought is that no...

    Maximising VAT claims on property development

    Property prices seem stagnant, while building costs just keep going up. However, maximising your VAT recovery on these can ease the pain a little. How is this done?