Social Services: VAT

(asked on 17th July 2019) - View Source

Question to the HM Treasury:

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of removing VAT from social care after the UK leaves the EU.

Answered by
Jesse Norman Portrait
Jesse Norman
This question was answered on 23rd July 2019

The provision of welfare services by certain bodies is exempt from VAT, so no VAT is charged to the final consumer. In order to qualify for this exemption, service providers either need to meet the requirements set by the Care Quality Commission or be a registered charity.

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