Claim a VAT refund if you're a local authority or other body

Claim back VAT if you're a local authority or other body, for example a charity, and you're not registered for VAT, use form VAT126.


VAT: claim for refund of VAT by certain bodies (VAT126)


Use form VAT126 to claim back VAT, for use by local authorities and similar bodies, academies, certain charities and non-departmental bodies or similar public bodies who are not registered for VAT.

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Published 4 April 2014
Last updated 23 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. 'Type of body' and 'Declaration' updates have been added.
  2. First published.