Is there VAT on printing?
The UK government's rules for VAT on printed matter are complicated - particularly in relation to VAT on leaflets and flyers!
Whether you pay VAT on a printed item depends on many factors including its format, size, content and intended use. Most printing is classed by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) as standard rated (in other words, you must pay VAT at standard rate). This includes stationery items (letterheads, compliment slips, business cards etc), postcards, folders, invitations, posters, tickets and greetings cards. However, there are exceptions to VAT on printing... Continue reading