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    Hi

    I know that VAT is to be charged at 5% for domestic but is it the normal 20% on commercial installations?

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    Are you sure?

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    I was seeking opinion.

    My accountant has told me that we have to charge 20% for commercial installations

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    I don't do solar etc which guessing at where you posted is what you mean 5% on solar for private individuals??

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    5% domestic & charities, 20% commercial.

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    I thought charities were charged at 20% yet they claimed it all back?

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    Happy to stand corrected - I thought it was 5% but I haven't done, thought I'd read recently it was 5% but could be making it up!!

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    Rinf HMRC and check with them - I'd value their advice on VAT rates more than I'd value mine!!

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    HM Revenue & Customs: Building and construction work and VAT here you go - charities are 5% if it's for non busines sor community use otherwise it's 20% and reclaimable.

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    Thought 5% was the VAT you paid for your electricity/gas you buy from your supplier?
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    and on renewable energy installations for domestic and some charitable installations.

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    Just done a community centre, charged 5%, yes 20% for commercial.

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