This is a simple VAT calculator to help you work out VAT values.
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What is VAT?
VAT, or Value Added Tax is a tax applied to good and services. Some products in the UK can have a reduced VAT rate or be zero rated.
VAT rates in the UK
|Rate||% of VAT||Applies to|
|Standard rate||20%||Most goods and services.|
|Reduced rate||5%||Some goods and services, for example children’s car seats and home energy.|
|Zero rate||0%||Zero-rated goods and services, such as most food and children’s clothes.|
When did the VAT rate change?
The standard rate of VAT increased to 20% on 4 January 2011 (up from 17.5%)