Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax on the sale of goods and services in the UK. Not all goods and services are liable to VAT and not all business need to register for VAT. This book will explain who needs to be VAT Registered and when they should be registered. It will also detail who should consider being VAT registered, even though there is no obligation for them to be. Who will benefit from this book If you are running your own business or planning on doing so in the near future, you should read this book. It will explain your obligations from a VAT point of view so that you understand what you should look out for and when you need to take action. There are also a number of circumstances that may actually make it beneficial to register for VAT before you are legally required to. These scenarios will be explained with the the use of real life examples.