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Whether IPSA's expenses system is subject to VAT
FOI102
Disclosure Date:30 Nov 2010
Categories: GENERAL EXPENSES ENQUIRY
Exemptions Applied: None
Request

Whether IPSA's expenses system is subject to VAT?

Response

I can confirm that IPSA is not registered for VAT. Its funding, agreed by the Speaker’s Committee, includes the cost of VAT on the purchases of goods and supplies. Reclaiming VAT is not possible for non-registered VAT organisations, such as IPSA.