VAT Reverse Charge Now In Effect - Here's What You Need to Know

VAT Reverse Charge Now in Effect
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The VAT reverse charge is now in effect across the UK, and represents a huge change for the way the construction industry operates. 

Originally scheduled to come into effect on 1 October 2019 and again in October 2020, its introduction on 1 March 2021 could result in up to 150,000 businesses being affected.

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.