COVID-19 - HMRC VAT guidance for payments on account

30 Mar 2020

It does not cover VAT MOSS payments. HMRC will not charge interest or penalties on any amount deferred as a result of the Chancellor‚ s announcement. You will still need to submit your VAT returns to HMRC on time. HMRC will continue to process VAT reclaims and refunds as normal during this time. If you choose to defer your VAT payment as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19), you must pay the VAT due on or before 31 March 2021.