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Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland

An Introduction to VAT

COURSE TUTOR: Steve Parkinson (SLCC National VAT Adviser)

Session overview:

Topics covered will include:-

  • Legislation and guidance
  • Making supplies of goods and services
  • VAT Registration
  • Recovering VAT on purchases
  • Partial exemption and opting to tax
  • Using grants and donations

Session benefits:

By the end of An Introduction to VAT you will be able to:

  • give an overview of the relevant legislation and guidance
  • explain key concepts of VAT
  • outline the processes involved
  • highlight common problem areas
  • provide signposting to more detailed guidance

This course is suitable for RFOs, Clerks, finance staff, councillors on the finance committee and councillors who wish to develop their knowledge in this area.


£40 per delegate (member rate)

£115 per delegate (non-member rate)

DATE: 16th July 2020, 10am - 1pm

VENUE: Jubilee Hall, Anstey