Andy Branson

Director

Andy Branson has more than 33 years’ expertise, gained mostly in the field of VAT. In addition to his extensive VAT consultancy experience, he has previously worked as a VAT inspector at HM Revenue & Customs. So, he is ideally placed to advise on all aspects of VAT and other indirect taxes.

Andy provides a range of businesses, associations and charities with practical solutions to their VAT problems. He enjoys advising clients on how they can benefit from VAT savings and has a particular interest in land and property issues, partial exemption, international services, and representing clients in disputes with the VAT office.

Andy provides VAT expertise across our Taunton, Yeovil, Bridgwater, Bristol, Weston-super-Mare, Burnham-on-Sea and Weymouth offices.


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VAT & Business Cars rates September 2019
VAT & Business Cars rates September 2019 The new VAT & Business Cars rates have been released for September 2019. PRIVATE MILEAGE IN BUSINESS CARS Fuel Scale Charges are used...
VAT and Furnished Holiday Lets

With the seemingly punitive changes to the taxation of residential property income introduced in recent years, you may have questioned whether letting out your farm or estate cottages on a…

Reclaiming VAT on cars?
The ability to reclaim VAT on the purchase or lease of a vehicle depends firstly on whether the vehicle is considered to be a car, as there are specific rules...
Changes to VAT on PCP contracts

The VAT treatment of PCP contracts has changed following a European Court of Justice decision, in relation to Mercedes Benz Financial Services (MBFS). In broad terms a PCP contract is…

VAT & Business Cars

PRIVATE MILEAGE IN BUSINESS CARS Fuel Scale Charges are used to account for VAT on the private use of cars. The rates for VAT returns beginning on or after 1…

VAT – Partial Exemption

More and more farming operations are experiencing the impact of partial exemption on their VAT accounting as they diversify away from farming activities and move into areas where they let…

Shooting rights and VAT

Despite the wishful thinking of a few, shooting a bird does not turn it into a supply of food at the zero rate of VAT. A sporting right is the…

Making Tax Digital for VAT

The regulations to bring into force Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTDfV) are now law, and digital VAT returns will be required from 1 April 2019. MTDfV is the first…

Making Tax Digital for VAT

The government have issued information on how Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB) is expected to work for VAT once the rules are introduced in April 2019. What are the…

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