Registering for VAT

Taking the confusion and hassle out of registering for VAT

  • When to register for VAT

You must register if your taxable turnover for any 12 month period is over £81,000. Failure to register on time may lead to penalties.

  • Who has to register for VAT?

It doesn’t matter whether you are a sole trader, partnership, LLP or Limited Company – anyone can register for VAT voluntarily, however there comes a point where you must register.

  • How much does it cost?

It costs just £32.99. This is payable only once you receive your VAT number.

  • How do I register for VAT?

It’s easy. Contact us using the form to the right and we’ll be in touch.

What our clients have to say

How we can help

Sole Trader

Registering for VAT early can benefit your business. Contact us today to discuss your options.


There are multiple types of partnerships which have different requirements around registering for VAT. Contact us if you are unsure.


Two or more companies or limited liability partnerships – known as ‘bodies corporate’ – can register as a single taxable person or VAT group.

Limited Company

A business must register for VAT once the sales exceed the threshold in a year, or else you can make a voluntary registration even before hitting this threshold.