Delay in direct mail VAT change

The transitional period for a change on VAT charges on direct mail sent by charities has now been extended to 31st July. Originally HM Revenue and Customs was to require full 20 per cent VAT on all contracts for direct mail from 1st April.

The extension is down to the delay in issuing its guidance on the rule changes, now due out 5th June, the Charity Tax Group has said. Read more on Civil Society News or CTG’s press release.