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About Us

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Who We Help

We help you make strategic decisions, achieve your long-term objectives, reduce costs and grow your bottom line, whilst also keeping you fully compliant with the latest tax obligations.

73 Cornhill

London, EC3V 3QQ

VAT Compliance, Advice and Support

VAT Specialists

VAT Specialists

Trusted, expert advice from our VAT specialists.

Managing every aspect of your VAT obligations can be a complex task, particularly for business owners and directors that don’t have a lot of time to spare.

Our dedicated VAT experts are here to ensure your company stays compliant and up to date with evolving regulations at all times.

VAT Services

How can we help?

VAT Registrations

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If you need to register a new business for VAT or deregister an old one, we can help you.

VAT Registrations

VAT Returns

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From ensuring all transactions are accurately recorded and VAT calculations are correct to submitting VAT returns on time and advising on VAT planning and compliance. Our team will support you throughout the whole process.

VAT Returns

VAT Groups

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We can advise on the most efficient way to set up any VAT group and can help you determine which companies can be grouped together for VAT purposes. We will ensure that all group members comply with VAT regulations and will manage the VAT registration and returns process.

VAT Groups

VAT on Property

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Property can be a complex area of VAT and we can offer advice on all aspects. This includes guidance on transactions, identifying recoverable VAT and VAT liability, Options to Tax, and advising on when the reverse charge applies.

VAT on Property

VAT Investigations

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Our team is comprised of ex-HMRC inspectors. Therefore, we are well placed to represent you and guide you through a VAT investigation. We will provide expert guidance on the complexities of VAT regulations, conduct thorough reviews of financial records and transactions to ensure compliance, and communicate with HMRC to resolve any issues or disputes that may arise.

VAT Investigations

VAT and the EU

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We can assist and advise on how to navigate the EU VAT rules when selling goods or services to or from other EU countries.

VAT and the EU

Specialist Schemes

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We can advise on various specialist schemes, from the Tour Operator’s Margin Scheme to the Flat Rate Scheme.

Specialist Schemes
VAT Registrations
VAT Returns
VAT Groups
VAT on Property
VAT Investigations
VAT and the EU
Specialist Schemes

Speak to an adviser

When it comes to managing your VAT obligations, avoiding costly mistakes and achieving tax efficiencies, it always pays to discuss your situation with an experienced adviser that you can trust.

Depending on the nature of your business, our team will advise on your best course of action with regard to VAT and other indirect taxes. We also regularly conduct VAT ‘health checks’ for companies throughout the year.

You can arrange a free consultation with our VAT consultants to discuss your situation over the phone or at our London Office, which is a 5 minute walk from the Bank and Monument Underground Stations. Simply fill in the enquiry form or call to get started.

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What our clients have to say…

Richard has demonstrated a good grasp of VAT in an ever-challenging environment where the framework is not only complex but equally challenging to guide our clients through its complexities. Richard has performed at all times with confidence and integrity.

Pradeep Shah

Partner, DSJ Partners

What our clients have to say…

The services provided by Gerald Edelman are excellent, they always advised correctly and led us perfectly in all the process to register in VAT UK system and get return VAT. The personal and professional treatment is great, very pleasant and close. I highly recommend their services.

Mónica Serrano

Administration Department, Cemengal

What our clients have to say…

The VAT team has been our first port of call whenever we need any UK indirect advice. They have supported us through Brexit, with the introduction of new import procedures, dealing with DEFRA and, more recently, with the implementation of the plastic packaging tax.

Marcel Janssen

Finance Manager, Green Solutions

Our experts

Meet our VAT consultants

Why Choose Us

Why Gerald Edelman?

The VAT team at Gerald Edelman has over 30 years of experience working in the private sector. We are also ex-HMRC VAT inspectors.

The team has a proven track record in advising on all areas of VAT for businesses across a complete spectrum of industries.

This experience sets us apart from other firms and gives our clients extra reassurance that their tax obligations are covered from every possible angle.

We offer complete transparency over fees up front and are always happy to provide a quote for the specific services you require. As well as providing year-round coverage for businesses through a range of tailored services, we also support clients on one-off transactions such as selling a house or purchasing a business.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can you do for my business?

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A specialist VAT accountant will minimise your tax liabilities, identify potential risk areas, manage your relationship with HMRC, and ensure full compliance with indirect tax law at all times. Even minor mistakes in your VAT returns may be judged as fraud in the eyes of HMRC, so it’s essential to engage the services of an experienced professional that you can rely on.

Who will handle my enquiry?

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Every business is different so we will match the complexity of your requirements to the right person in our VAT department. We are a close-knit team, all of whom have substantial experience in managing VAT, along with particular accounting specialities and industry expertise.

Can we arrange a remote consultation or do we have to meet in person?

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We are more than happy to arrange an initial consultation remotely – by phone, video call, email, or whichever method you prefer. Of course, if you would prefer to meet face-to-face, you are welcome to attend our offices in the City of London.

How are your prices structured?

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We offer complete transparency over our approach to pricing and normally charge per hour based on each consultant’s charge-out rate. However, we can also offer fixed fees when required and often quote for standalone projects too.

Insights

Read the latest VAT advice, news, and updates from our team.