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  • VAT North West Workshop Programme: International VAT Register

VAT and customs workshops for North West businesses and professionals: International VAT

Date: 05 March 2020
Time: 09:30 - 13:00
3 Hardman Street
Manchester  M3 3AT
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Jo Brady
  • Summary

At BDO, we have developed a series of VAT workshops to help your organisation proactively manage its VAT accounting. The sessions are targeted at non-VAT specialists ranging from key members of the finance team to in-house tax managers in the North West region.

International VAT agenda:

Whatever happens after Brexit, one thing is certain – UK businesses will have to work smarter and harder internationally. Compliance with international trading obligations is also a current hot topic for HMRC officers to review as part of the compliance process. This session therefore aims to cover the fundamental
principles and specific VAT considerations of trading cross border. We will look at how the international VAT system operates and the practicalities of making supplies between different territories. These sessions are best targeted at those organisations which undertake a significant amount of cross border trading whether in goods, services or both and is targeted at those who already have a general understanding of the VAT system.

Areas to be covered:

  • Overview of international VAT system
  • International supplies of goods
  • International supplies of services
  • Accounting and reporting requirements
  • Recovering overseas VAT incurred
  • Future developments and HMRC approach

To read more about the full programme and the discounts available for multiple bookings, please download our Programme booklet by clicking here.

Each attendee will receive a pack of materials covering the content of the session to take away with them and will have the opportunity to ask specific questions of a VAT specialist who will be running the event.


  • Registration - 9.15am
  • Workshop begins - 9.30am
  • Session ends - 12.30pm
  • Lunch and close

More Sessions:

All three sessions  will be held in our Manchester office throughout March 2020. Each session starts at 9:30am and lasts about 3½ hours followed by lunch.


The workshops are £299 plus VAT per person for each session. Volume discounts (people and event attendance) are available for organisations wishing to send a number of delegates to more than one event.

Following registration, one of our events team will contact you and send you an invoice for payment and the final confirmation details.

For any queries, please get in touch with Jo Brady or Phil Ward.