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VAT axed for small companies

In a move that will benefit many small and medium sized IFAs, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has axed VAT for small companies with a turnover of £54,000.

Companies with a turnover of £100,000 will benefit from a flat rate to be consulted on with the promise of a simplified VAT regime for those businesses with turnover up to £600,000.

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