PracticeConsultingVAT change fails SMEs.

VAT change fails SMEs.

Plans to streamline VAT administration have been met with scepticism and the belief they do not go far enough to help small businesses, according to a survey.

Of the accountants questioned by the UK200 Group of Chartered Accountants, 77% believe the government has not done enough to simplify VAT administration while 54% gave Gordon Brown a below average rating for efforts to help small business.

Pre-Budget round-up, page 5.

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