VAT Advice for Small Businesses in Hampshire and Surrey

In our experience, businesses unintentionally over or underpay Value Added Tax (VAT) because of its complexity. Legislation changes means you could be at risk of the same, but if caught early, it can be rectified.

VAT is a burdensome tax and frequent changes made by HM Revenue and Customs often require the assistance of a professional VAT accountant to ensure that businesses comply with the relevant regulations related to VAT. This is where Keith Graham Chartered Accountants VAT Services can help.

Our VAT Services and Advice

Assistance with VAT registration – Having a VAT registration is a legal requirement if your business VAT turnover exceeds a certain limit. That is why we can help deduce if you need a VAT certificate and, if you do, what can be done to obtain one.

Advice on VAT planning and administration – VAT avoidance is perfectly legal however frowned upon by the UK tax authority. At Keith Graham Chartered Accountants, we can help plan your VAT returns and lay out a strategy for your business that is both money saving and perfectly safe.

Use of the most appropriate scheme – You may not know it, but there are a variety of VAT schemes in which your business pays their VAT. Ranging from cash accounting to flat rate schemes, Keith Graham Chartered Accountants can help you pick the most appropriate scheme for you and your business.

VAT control and reconciliation – VAT control and reconciliation allows you to separate the short-term liability VAT that is to be paid from the longer-term VAT. This can be easily confused with those who aren’t comfortable with dealing with VAT however, the team of experienced accountants at Keith Graham can deal with all of the paper work for you.

Help with completing VAT returns – VAT returns must be punctual and accurate. We always help you through these documents and try and help you understand the payments that are being made. Transparent communication is an essential, especially when dealing with tax and VAT.

Planning to minimise future problems with HM Revenue and Customs. – If you have had previous problems with the HMRC, it is easy for them to start highlighting issues quicker. We will help you plan out a long-term goal that will see you have as little problems as possible with the HMRC allowing you to grow your business and establish your brand. If you would like to know how we can help, give us a call and we can run it through with you.

Handling tax investigations and negotiating with HM Revenue and Customs in disputes – UUnless you are an expert in the field of tax, building a case against the HMRC will be difficult. Our experienced team provide advice and support to guide you through tax investigations and can negotiate with the HMRC in the case of a dispute. We aren’t only your accountants but also your friends; we want your business to thrive!

Other Accountancy Services

Not only are our team experienced in providing with you excellent VAT advice, but we are also able to help with any accountancy services you need. We can aid with any financial payroll queries you have as well as providing bookkeeping services for your business.

Get in touch for VAT Advice and Planning

If you are in need of assistance with your VAT returns and figures, call Keith Graham Chartered Accountants on 01252 312561 or, if it is more convenient for you, you can email us at and we always reply as soon as we can. Alternatively, you can fill out our online enquiry form.


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