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Tax and VAT Issues for Construction Industry Scheme

Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
Course summary
1 day
575 GBP excl. VAT
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 10/10/2019 09:30 - London
Course Dates
10/10/2019 09:30 
575 GBP
10/12/2019 09:30 
575 GBP

Course description

A course by Quorum Training - part of the Wilmington Group

Tax and VAT Issues for Construction Industry Scheme

Businesses operating within the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) must do so correctly to avoid pitfalls and penalties. VAT in the construction industry can be complex as it involves different VAT liabilities (0%, 5% and 20%) depending on the type of work undertaken.

This course explains the CIS in detail and the VAT implications of construction work. The course will be presented by two trainers, a CIS specialist and a VAT specialist.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anyone working in industry or practice with responsibility for CIS and VAT invoicing and accounting. Prior knowledge of VAT principles is required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

CPD 6 hours

Training Course Content

  • Introduction to CIS and how it operates
  • Obligations of contractors and subcontractors
  • Work that is included in and excluded from CIS
  • Rules for making payments to subcontractors
  • Submission of returns
  • Payments to HMRC
  • VAT liability of construction services
  • VAT definition of materials normally installed by builders
  • Time of supply for VAT
  • VAT invoicing - interaction with CIS invoicing
  • Penalties for CIS and VAT
  • Employment v Self employment
  • Travelling expenses (tax and VAT) for contractors, employees and self employed
  • Record keeping and how to handle an inspection


The price per place for this course is £575 plus VAT.

Contact Quorum Training for pricing details for running this course in-house. The price will include pre-course discussions with the trainer, supporting course materials and delivery of a practical, interactive course that meets your training needs.

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Quorum Training

Quorum Training - Business and Finance Courses for Professionals

Quorum Training provides a range of specialist courses designed specifically for business and finance professionals. Covering Accounting and Finance, Taxation, VAT, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Markets and Corporate Treasury, and Charities. Quorum deliver bespoke in-house and public training programmes....

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Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company

5th Floor, 10 Whitechapel High Street
E1 8QS London

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