HMRC Downloadable Forms: VAT
VAT1 (VAT Application for Registration)
These days, most VAT registrations are performed online, however, for those of you
who still wish to do so manually, you will do so on a VAT1 form.
Click on the form to the left, to download a copy
Unlike most other taxes, VAT is not an automatic tax, on starting a business. Whilst you can register for VAT voluntarily, you are
not required to do so, until your turnover reaches the registration threshold (currently £79,000).
Basic guidance as to when
it's best to register was covered in a recent article on our Blog
, and is also covered in our 'Complete Guide'.