Get help with VAT by using videos, webinars, online courses and email updates from HMRC.
Available webinars are listed by subject and can last up to an hour.
To attend an upcoming live webinar, register and sign in at least 5 minutes before it starts.
You can ask your host questions during live webinars using the on-screen text box.
Introduction to VAT
Use the online guide about getting started to find out:
- when to register for VAT
- rates of VAT
- case studies
When to register your business for VAT
Watch a YouTube video to find out if you need to register your business for VAT:
When you’ve registered
Watch a YouTube video about VAT record keeping:
When you should charge VAT
Use the online guide about how VAT works to find out about:
- charging VAT
- reclaiming VAT
- VAT Returns and payments
Watch a recorded webinar about VAT accounting schemes where we looked at the 3 most popular schemes:
- Cash Accounting Scheme
- Flat Rate Scheme
- Annual Accounting Scheme
VAT Flat Rate Scheme
Watch a recorded webinar about the VAT Flat Rate Scheme. This covered:
- what the Flat Rate Scheme is
- limited cost business and how to check if this applies to you
- how to keep VAT records
- how to fill in your VAT Return
How to do your VAT Return
This webinar is suitable for businesses using VAT standard accounting and looks at:
- how and when to send your VAT Return
- useful tips on how to complete a VAT Return
How to complete and send your VAT Return
Watch a YouTube video about how to submit your VAT Return online.
New VAT reverse charge for construction services
Watch a recorded webinar about the VAT reverse charge. If you’re in the Construction Industry Scheme you will find out:
- if the changes affect you
- how they may impact your cashflow
- how to prepare for the change