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Tax in the health and social care sector


6th February 2024    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The webinar provided an overview of VAT hot topics that businesses in the health and social care sector should consider, including:

  • Business succession and tax efficiencies
  • Group structure – minimising tax losses and maximising tax reliefs
  • VAT implications when selling healthcare businesses, e.g.  CGS opportunities and self supply charges
  • Restructuring welfare services to reduce VAT costs


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Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of the Grant Thornton network of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms, made up of 56,000+ people in over 143 countries. For more than 100 years, we have helped dynamic organisations realise their strategic ambitions.

Grant Thornton has a deep understanding of the healthcare sector, the environment in which providers operate and the key challenges they currently face. ​

They have a dedicated team who are highly experienced, having worked with over 150 clients in the health and welfare sector, across all service lines. ​

Their client base includes representative bodies for independent care and some of the UK’s leading healthcare specialists. Through this work they have and continue to gain insight into the sector and ways in which VAT savings can be achieved.   ​

They play an active part in the sector and have formed part of industry group to raise awareness of how providers of healthcare can generate VAT efficiencies.  This is completed with a view to injecting significant additional funding into the sector and therefore supporting the progression towards the fair cost of care. ​