Charities: VAT

Treasury written question – answered on 17th September 2020.

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Photo of Fiona Bruce Fiona Bruce Conservative, Congleton

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will reconsider the provisions under Section 33 of the VAT Act 1994 which mean charitable bodies cannot recover VAT on public benefit works on endowed sites.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

Eligibility for VAT refunds for public bodies is subject to strict criteria, as set out in UK legislation. Although the Government keeps all taxes under review, there are no plans to extend the scope of Section 33 at this time.

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