VAT threat to DIY livery yards

  • Horse owners who use DIY livery facilities are facing the prospect of increased costs after a warning this week from John Turnbull- Kemp, a Swindon-based VAT specialist with accountant Morison Tenon.

    According to Mr Turnbull-Kemp, if the stable owner provides more than a DIY facility, the whole rental charged to the horse owner could be liable to VAT.

    “Farmers who provide do-it-yourself liveries may find themselved having to add 17.55 to their fees if they offer any stable management services,” he said.

    For further information on this story, see Horse & Hound (issue dated 22 February)

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