VAT in Print - Helpful Hints

Introduction to VAT rating of regular printed items

  • Advertising leaflets – Zero rated
  • Almanacs – Zero rated
  • Badges – Standard rated
  • Bags, paper – Standard rated
  • Books – Zero rated
  • Brochures – Zero rated
  • Bulletins – Zero rated
  • Business cards – Standard rated
  • Calendars – Standard rated
  • Catalogues – Zero rated
  • Certificates – Standard rated
  • Charts (geographical or topographical) – Zero rated
  • Company accounts and reports – Zero rated
  • Diaries (completed) – Zero rated
  • Diaries (unused) – Standard rated
  • Envelopes – Standard rated
  • Folders – Standard rated
  • Football programmes – Zero rated
  • Forms – Standard rated
  • Games – Standard rated
  • Holiday and tourist guides – Zero rated
  • Inlay cards for cassette, CD or video – Standard rated
  • Invitation cards – Standard rated
  • Invoices – Standard rated
  • Journals – Zero rated
  • Labels – Standard rated
  • Leaflets – Zero rated
  • Letter headings – Standard rated
  • Loose leaf books – Zero rated
  • Magazines – Zero rated
  • Mail order catalogues – Zero rated
  • Manuals – Zero rated
  • Maps – Zero rated
  • Menu cards – Standard rated
  • Music – Zero rated
  • Newspapers – Zero rated
  • Note books, pads and paper – Standard rated
  • Order books and forms – Standard rated
  • Postcards (whether completed or not) – Standard rated
  • Price cards and tags – Standard rated
  • Price lists (fully printed) – Zero rated
  • Printed pictures – Standard rated
  • Programmes – Zero rated
  • Questionnaires – Standard rated
  • Receipt books and forms – Standard rated
  • Recipe books – Zero rated
  • Reply-paid coupons and envelopes – Standard rated
  • Sports programmes – Zero rated