Help and support from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) about VAT.
You can get business emails from HMRC to help you with VAT.
An online course on getting started with VAT.
Use this course to find out when and how to register for VAT.
An online course about how VAT works.
Use this course to find out what you need to do when you are registered for VAT.
Webinars and videos
Live webinars last for an hour. You can ask questions during the presentation and get answers from the HMRC host. They’re aimed at businesses about to register, or recently registered, for VAT.
Register and log in at least 5 minutes before a live webinar is due to start.
You don’t need to register to watch the YouTube videos.
What is VAT: an introduction
What VAT is, how it works, when to register and what to do afterwards.
Watch a recording of this webinar from July 2014. You’ll still need to register.
Now you’re registered
VAT rates, simple VAT accounting, things that aren’t subject to VAT.
Watch a recording of this webinar from 1 June 2015. You’ll still need to register.