Working Dogs and VAT?

A-Vic
A-Vic Expertise GuaranteedRegistered Posts: 6,970
Sorry not sure if asked before!

If you own a scrap yard and you have a guard dog on site can you claim back VAT on vet bills food ect for the dog

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  • sdv
    sdv Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 585
    A-Vic wrote: »
    Sorry not sure if asked before!

    If you own a scrap yard and you have a guard dog on site can you claim back VAT on vet bills food ect for the dog

    Are maintaining guard dogs a business expense?

    Is VAT recoverable on the business expense?

    you know the rest..............
  • A-Vic
    A-Vic Expertise Guaranteed Registered Posts: 6,970
    thanks i know bit of a daft one was having a blonde moment :)
  • snowmarauder
    snowmarauder Feels At Home Registered Posts: 99
    would this apply then if you have a working sled dog team and you set up a business teaching people about working team and give tuition on using rigs and how to train your dog to pull a rig etc
  • T.C.
    T.C. Experienced Mentor Registered, Tutor Posts: 1,448
    Why not? You would include fuel for a car for a driving instructor, so fuel for the dog would be the same surely.
  • valentino46
    valentino46 Well-Known Registered Posts: 124
    what about on the expense for the tools to clean up the %^$£ left by the dog to place in the special bin purchased to accumulate all the ^£$% in the same place ?
  • Jon_1984
    Jon_1984 Well-Known Registered Posts: 186
    Dog food branded for working dogs/greyhounds (in large sacks) is sold VAT free.....

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  • snowmarauder
    snowmarauder Feels At Home Registered Posts: 99
    all working dog food is vat free, also you can get it vat free if you are a breeder x but dont forget all the other expenses may not be vat free xx
  • E Storey
    E Storey Feels At Home Registered Posts: 32
    but if you just buy normal dog food and feed it to a working dog surely you would reclaim VAT (if it's applied to dog food).

    This reminds me of the question I have about where to code hire of an elephant and two giraffes to....
  • Monsoon
    Monsoon Font Of All Knowledge FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 4,071
    E Storey wrote: »
    but if you just buy normal dog food and feed it to a working dog surely you would reclaim VAT (if it's applied to dog food).

    This reminds me of the question I have about where to code hire of an elephant and two giraffes to....


    1. Yes you can if it's a business expense.

    2. Hire of equipment or Other Direct Costs?! :lol:
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