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VAT

Rates

The VAT rates and thresholds are as follows:

From 1 April 2014 1 April 2015 1 April 2016 1 April 2017
Lower rate 0% 0% 0% 0%
Reduced rate 5% 5% 5% 5%
Standard rate 20% 20% 20% 20%
Registration turnover £81,000 £82,000 £83,000 £85,000
Deregistration turnover £79,000 £80,000 £81,000 £83,000
Acquisitions from EU member states, registration and deregistration threshold £81,000 £82,000 £83,000 £85,000

Note: Autumn Budget 2017 announced that the VAT registration and deregistration thresholds will remain unchanged from 1 April 2018.