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Building your own Home – 2

This is the second of two articles about VAT and residential property.  The first article looked at the question we are sometimes asked, “I’m VAT registered, so if I build my own house, can I just put the invoices through my business VAT returns?” This second article looks at whether you should charge (or be […]

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VAT-registered Trader – Building your own Home – 1

VAT-Registered Trader – reclaiming VAT on building own dwelling If you are a VAT-registered trader – a CCTV installer let’s say – and you start converting an old barn to live in yourself, you “know” that dwellings are not VATable and so you reclaim VAT on the costs in your normal trading VAT returns.  Is […]

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