Payments and refunds of VAT to or from HM Revenue & Customs

How to pay VAT due to HM Revenue & Customs Find out the different ways you can pay your VAT, including the advantages of paying electronically

Refunds of VAT from HM Revenue & Customs How to get a refund if you've paid more VAT on your purchases than you charged on your sales

Deadlines for your VAT Return and payment VAT Returns and payments are due one month after the end of your VAT period; sign up for email reminders so you don't forget

Payment problems: if you can't pay the VAT due to HMRC Contact HM Revenue & Customs as soon as possible to explain any difficulties you may be having making your VAT payments

Bad debts: how to reclaim the VAT How to get the VAT back if a customer doesn't pay you and you've already paid VAT on the sale to HM Revenue & Customs

What to do if you made a mistake on an earlier VAT Return If you made a mistake on your VAT Return you may need to inform HM Revenue & Customs or adjust your next return

UK businesses visiting other EU countries - getting VAT refunds If you're in business and visit other EU countries, you may be able to get back some of the VAT you pay during your visit

EU businesses visiting the UK - getting VAT refunds If you're in business in the EU, you may be able to get back some of the VAT you pay during business trips to the UK

Non-EU businesses visiting the UK - getting VAT refunds If you're registered as a business outside of the EU you may be able to get back some of the VAT you pay during business trips to the UK