VAT Intrastat Returns

Getting the right support and assistance on your Intrastat returns is essential for full transparency of your business trades. At The Accountancy Solutions, our team have exceptional experience in the area of Intrastat and VAT returns.

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Intrastat returns are normally filed alongside VAT returns. They account for all goods moved between the UK and other countries in the EU. This process has two main purposes; it gives the government the ability to gain statistical data on trade with the EU and evaluate the possibility of a business committing fraud on their VAT returns. There are multiple different thresholds for Intrastat declaration, depending on the country being traded with. However, the threshold considers all trades with EU countries within a year. All goods that have been dispatched from the UK and arrived in the UK need to be declared by a business.

Advice For VAT Intrastat Returns

Intrastat returns can be a difficult process for companies, as they must keep detailed reports of all their goods despatched and received. As a tool to identify VAT fraud, it is essential that businesses provide full documentation of their traded goods, formatted correctly and filed before each deadline passes. Due to the complex nature of Intrastat returns and the importance of the process, many companies choose to hire specialist accountants to oversee the returns and compile the needed documents.

Our specialist team can assist in various areas of Intrastat returns, including, but not limited to:

  • Working out your business threshold requirements
  • VAT returns
  • Compliance checks and investigations
  • Registration and deregistration


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VAT Flat Rate Scheme

The scheme allows business owners to make their VAT simpler by paying a fixed percentage instead of calculating VAT

VAT Margin Scheme

Using the scheme means that your business doesn’t have to pay VAT on the full amount for which the goods are sold.

VAT Retail Scheme

Retail schemes provide an alternative to the standard process and recording and accounting for the VAT on every sale

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