The taxman collected an extra £9.8 billion through investigations into the UK’s biggest 2,000 companies last year, according to new research.
A Moray gift shop owner who fraudulently claimed £285,000 in VAT repayments to prop up her business has been spared jailed.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has said an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) review of its VAT recovery practices, which has been under way for the past 20 months, will be “valuable” in updating its methods.
From October 1, 2019 significant changes are being introduced to the VAT treatment of supplies in the construction industry.
This week the government implemented mandatory digital record keeping for VAT and many businesses will now have made the move on to a digital platform.
Making Tax Digital for VAT comes into effect from April 2019 and with 2 months to go, there is still time to make sure that you are ready.
The Government will waive VAT on the X Factor winner’s single and donate the money to charity for the eighth year in a row, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced.
A Highland Council internal audit has revealed a catalogue of problems over the use of council credit cards by employees.
Johnston Carmichael has announced the appointment of its new head of VAT.
A £10billion VAT bill for Scottish businesses is no April fool’s day joke, according to accountancy firm Campbell Dallas.
A scrap metal dealer has been jailed for swindling the taxman out of more than £200,000.
Philip Hammond's Budget pledge of £2 billion for Scotland has been dismissed as "smoke and mirrors" by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Scotland’s police and fire services could become exempt from paying VAT after the prime minister announced the Treasury was considering the matter.
A Moray businessman swindled more than £27,000 from the taxman during a two-year fraud.
VAT should be reduced on holidays to help the tourism industry overcome the downturn in oil and gas, an Aberdeen MP has said.
A man has gone on trial at Aberdeen Sheriff Court, accused of a VAT scam worth more than £400,000.
A wholesale potato merchant from Perthshire has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for VAT fraud.
The Scottish Government's anti-poverty tsar has said taxes need to rise to tackle inequality.
The Crofting Commission may be trying to prevent VAT registration of common grazings, according to a legal expert.
A tax cut on tourism could unlock "millions of pounds" for visitors to spend in Moray every year, according to SNP MPs.
A Highland businessman has called on political parties to introduce a moratorium on Vat to help hotels survive the winter months.
Everyone is being urged to put less on their plate as they sit down to eat over the festive period.
Scotland's two biggest confectionery companies have won a £3 million battle with the taxman to prove that snowballs are cakes.