Course Overview

Learn the fundamental ideas and concepts behind VAT, as well as how the tax functions both domestically and globally. Enroll right away in our Introduction to VAT course.

The foundations of value-added taxes are covered in this course. As a result, no extensive knowledge of VAT is needed because the course will progress from the very fundamentals to some of the more complicated concerns. The course examines the UK VAT system as well as some recent changes in states that have implemented value-added taxes. Although this course is appropriate for working professionals, it also makes a great resource for supplementary study.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course, students will be able to:

  • Recognise the fundamental elements of VAT and the UK laws that govern it.
  • Discover the terms and formulas used in VAT.
  • Understand the operation of VAT rates and registration in business models.
  • Understand how to keep and maintain proper company records and billing
  • Learn how to submit a VAT return properly and quickly settle unpaid VAT invoices.

Assessment and Certification

At the end of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. After you have successfully passed the final exam, you will be able to order an Accredited Certificate of Achievement at an additional cost of £19 for a PDF copy and £29 for an original print copy sent to you by post or for both £39.

Career Path

The introduction to VAT training will equip you with the skills you need to be more effective in your role. In the UK today, salaries for positions requiring a comparable level of experience might range from £35,000 to £1,30,000 annually. It would be advantageous for any profession in the connected industries, such as:

  • VAT Manager.
  • VAT Specialist.
  • VAT Director.
  • VAT Accountant.
Introduction to VAT



Course Curriculum

Module 01: Understanding VAT
Understanding VAT 00:33:00
Module 02: VAT Terminology and Calculation
VAT Terminology and Calculation 00:33:00
Module 03: VAT Taxable Persons
VAT Taxable Persons 00:41:00
Module 04: VAT Registration
VAT Registration 00:35:00
Module 05: VAT Rates
VAT Rates 00:28:00
Module 06: Invoicing and Records
Invoicing and Records 00:26:00
Module 07: VAT Application in Goods, Services and Vehicles
VAT Application in Goods, Services and Vehicles 00:27:00
Module 08: Supply
Supply 00:37:00
Module 09: The VAT Return
The VAT Return 00:23:00
Module 10: Tips on VAT Compliance
Tips on VAT Compliance 00:20:00
Module 11: VAT Exemptions and Zero-Rated VAT
VAT Exemptions and Zero-Rated VAT 00:34:00
Module 12: Miscellaneous VAT Issues and Penalties
Miscellaneous VAT Issues and Penalties 00:38:00
Module 13: Making Tax Digital
Making Tax Digital 00:24:00

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