VAT Deferral

Businesses will be able to defer VAT payment for 3 months during COVID-19

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Businesses will have VAT payments deferred for 3 months during the coronavirus crisis.

Who can access the scheme?

All VAT-registered UK businesses, including freelancers, can access the scheme.

When can I access the scheme?

The deferral applies from 20 March – 30 June 2020

How can I access the scheme?

  1. This is an automatic offer with no application required
  2. You do not need to make VAT payments normally due with VAT returns in this period
  3. Customers who pay by direct debit should cancel their direct debit in good time