Social Business Sprints: Seven Tips on Tax and VAT for Social Enterprises

Seven tips on tax and VAT for social enterprises

Tax and VAT might not be the most engaging subjects in the social business universe – but we all know how important it is to understand the rules and stay out of trouble.

Getting things right with tax and VAT can also work in your favour – for example, by minimising your tax with a well-planned corporate structure, or by taking advantage of certain tax reliefs when you go for investment.

In this fourth in our series of short ‘Social Business Sprints’, we benefit from the wisdom of VAT guru Socrates Socratous, partner at Buzzacott accountants, and from his colleague Jon Daley in the tax team.

Watch the 3-minute video above for this second Social Business Sprint – quick tips from the experts on keeping your social enterprise fit for the future.


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