Flat Rate VAT Calculator

Flat rate VAT calculator

Use our Flat rate VAT calculator to find out how much VAT you would pay if your business is registered for the HMRC scheme. Using the flat rate scheme can save your business both time in not having to record all your VAT transactions and money. To find out more on the scheme read what is flat rate VAT?

The VAT Flat Rate Scheme is designed to simplify the way you calculate your VAT returns. For companies that qualify it can also be a way of reducing your VAT liabilities.

How to use the VAT flat rate calculator

Enter the amount of your total sales including VAT. Example if you charge VAT on all your invoices and your total sales are £1000 and the VAT rate is 20% you would enter 1200.

Use the table below to find the rate for your business type and enter the figure only. If your business type is not listed a full list can be found on the HMRC website.

Business TypePertencage
Accountancy or Bookkeeping14.5
Advertising11
General Building or construction9.5
Hotel or accommodation10.5
Printing8.5
Retailing food, confectionary,tobacco, newspapers or children’s clothing4
Retailing pharmaceuticals, medical goods, cosmetics or toiletries8
Retailing other7.5
Secretarial services13
Transport or storage10

VAT Flat Rate Calculator

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