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About

The Tax team manages the VAT and Corporation Tax affairs of the College to ensure that the College is compliant with current tax legislation. It also oversees the VAT and Corporation Tax affairs of its subsidiary companies to ensure that those entities are also compliant with current tax legislation. As part of this responsibility, the team manages the College’s relationship with HM Revenue & Customs. This involves ensuring that the College’s tax obligations are met in a timeously and appropriate manner including submitting various tax returns in a correct and appropriate fashion. 

Frequently asked questions

What is the College’s VAT registration and EORI number?

  • VAT number: GB 649 9266 78
  • EORI number: GB 649 9266 78 000

Where do I find a copy of the College’s VAT registration certificate?

For a copy of the College’s VAT registration certificate please email the Tax Helpdesk.

What is the College’s Import Deferment account number for Import VAT and Duty?

  • Import Deferment account number: 9066234

What is the College’s Charity number?

  • Charity number: X2361

What goods and services can be Zero Rated?

Qualifying medical equipment, medical research substances and advertising can be Zero Rated for VAT purposes.

For more information please see the Finance Knowledge Bank. [Requires College login]

I bought goods/services from outside the UK, the invoice did not show VAT but my project has been charged VAT. Why?

See the Imports and Exports on the Finance Knowledge Bank. [Requires College login]

Is a secondment of staff subject to VAT?

Yes, at the Standard Rate of 20%.

Contacts

  • Martin Mason

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    Martin Mason Tax Manager

    +44 20 7594 3999

    Location

    Level 1, Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus

  • Tax Helpdesk

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    Tax Helpdesk

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    Level 1, Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus