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VAT for unregistered councils

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 10:00

Delivered online by the Parkinson Partnership from 10am - 11.30am

Cost: £30 per person (members); £60 non-members

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If you have to cancel, notify the Parkinson Partnership at least 48 hours before the course so that your council is not charged.

Topics include:

• how VAT law applies to local councils
• where to find the law and guidance
• business and non-business activities
• understanding whether sales are taxable or exempt from VAT
• when a council must register for VAT
• when VAT can be reclaimed
• Partial exemption
• Reclaiming VAT when using grants and donations

Venue:
Online
Contact:
training@gaptc.org.uk

Chairmanship Skills

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 10:00

From 10am - 12.30pm at Brockworth Community Centre GL3 4ET

Venue:
Brockworth Community Centre GL3 4ET
Contact:
training@gaptc.org.uk

VAT for Unregistered councils

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 10:00

For clerks, finance staff and councillors from councils that are VAT registered, who wish to develop their knowledge (VAT registered councils have a 9-digit registration number, submit quarterly VAT returns online and charge VAT on taxable sales. If your council submits a VAT126 claim, it is not VAT registered).

This session explains when and how VAT registered local councils charge VAT, when they can reclaim it and when they can't. Essential for any council contemplating major building projects.

Topics include:
• how VAT law applies to local councils
• where to find the law and guidance
• business and non-business activities
• understanding whether sales are taxable or exempt from VAT
• when to charge VAT
• VAT rates
• when VAT can be reclaimed
• VAT returns
• Partial exemption
• Non-business activities
• Reclaiming VAT when using grants and donations

By the end of this session you will:
• Know where to find the relevant legislation and guidance
• Understand the key concepts of VAT
• Know when a council can or can't reclaim VAT
• Recognise when a council must charge VAT
• Be aware of activities that require special attention

Session leader: Steve Parkinson, The Parkinson Partnership LLP
Steve is a former Town Clerk & an accountant with 30 years' experience in public sector finance, who specialises in advice & training for the local council sector.

Venue:
Virtual
Contact:
Parkinson Partnership

GAPTC AGM 2022

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 10:30

Taking place at Highnam Community Centre, GL2 8DG

From 10.30am - 1.30pm

Guest speaker: Cllr Ed Gemmell from Hazlemere PC discussing how parish and town councils can address climate change.

A buffet lunch is provided, so please let us know if you require lunch, along with any special dietary requirements.

Venue:
Highnam Community Centre, Highnam GL2 8DG
Contact:
training@gaptc.org.uk