Vaughn Chown

Vaughn Chown is Managing Partner at Gabelle. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and has 30 years professional experience. He specialises in VAT. Vaughn spent nine years as a senior officer with HMRC. He has represented many cases in the VAT Tribunal including take away food, mixed and multiple supplies, VAT liabilities and VAT bad debt relief. He regularly lectures on all aspects of VAT and writes on the VAT issues facing OMBs and their advisers.


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When should a sub-contractor charge VAT and when can they zero-rate?

When should a sub-contractor charge VAT and when can they zero-rate?

In a case released on 14 July 2017, Summit Electrical Installations Limited v...

When can holding companies recover VAT on purchases?

When can holding companies recover VAT on purchases?

On 15 May 2017, HMRC issued their long-awaited policy relating to the recovery...

Flat rate scheme

Flat rate scheme

Despite the outdated claim of Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Barber on 1...