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Event Date

June 19, 2024

Event Cost


non-members £90

Event Time

12:00 - 14:00




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Cancellation and refund policy

  • Cancellations must be advised by email 5 working days prior to the event.
  • A refund will not be granted if a registrant fails to attend or cancels within 5 working days prior to the event.
  • We welcome substitute delegates attending in your place at no additional cost.
  • Cancellations for residential courses must be advised 6 weeks prior to the event.

Event Description

Bursars, Finance Staff

We are pleased to welcome CT (formerly Chiene + Tait) to deliver Basic VAT training for SCIS. 

The session is aimed at preparing Bursars and finance teams on what to consider and expect if they need to become VAT registered as a result of potential changes to the VAT rules on education.

The following will be covered during this session:

VAT Registration Process

  • How to register
  • Timing issues


  • What is required on a tax invoice?
  • Do we need to issue invoices?

VAT returns

  • How often are these submitted?
  • How is VAT calculated?
  • Making Tax Digital (“MTD”) Software Requirements

VAT Treatment of Income - basic

  • Do we charge VAT on everything?

Tax Points

  • When do we account for VAT (payment, invoice, start of term)?

VAT Recovery

  • What expenditure can we recover VAT on?

VAT Payments to HMRC

  • When do payments have to be made to HMRC?


  • Any questions you may have

There will be a further 'Advanced VAT' session on the 24th June. Please register for this event separately.  

 ***Webinar joining link will be sent 24 hours in advance***

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