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The Value Added Tax (Increase of Registration Limits) Order 1990

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Statutory Instruments

1990 No. 682


The Value Added Tax (Increase of Registration Limits) Order 1990


20th March 1990

Laid before the Houseof Commons

20th March 1990

Coming into force

1st June 1990

The Treasury, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by paragraph 12 of Schedule 1 to the Value Added Tax Act 1983(1), hereby make the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Value Added Tax (Increase of Registration Limits) Order 1990 and shall come into force on 1st June 1990.

2.  In paragraph 2(1) and 2(2) of Schedule 1 to the Value Added Tax Act 1983(2) for the figure “£22,600” there shall be substituted the figure “£24,400”.

Stephen Dorrell

Thomas Sackville

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury

20th March 1990

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order increases the limit for cancellation of VAT registration from £22,600 to £24,400 witheffect from 1st June 1990.

The VAT registration limit is increased from £23,600 to £25,400 witheffect from21st March 1990 as part of amendments to paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Value Added Tax Act 1983 that are contained in a resolution under the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968 (c. 2).

The later date of implementation of the change in the cancellation limits is to allow time for potential applicants to consider their positionand to make application to their local VAT Office.


1983 c. 55; Schedule 1 was amended by the Finance Act 1984 (c. 43), section 12, the Finance Act 1986 (c. 41),section 10, the Finance Act 1987 (c. 16), sections 13and 14and the Finance Act 1988 (c. 39), section 14.


Schedule 1 was varied by S.I. 1984/342, 1985/433, 1986/531, 1987/438, 1988/508, 1989/471.

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