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VAT at Keele
The University's VAT number is GB 279 7836 84
The University's EORI number is GB279783684000
The University is a corporate body as well as a charity registered by Royal Charter. It must charge VAT where applicable on its income and pay VAT on many of its purchases, submitting VAT returns to HM Revenue & Customs. VAT represents a significant cost to the University because it can only reclaim a small proportion of the VAT it pays out.
VAT law is complex and often has exceptions for specific circumstances, so the information provided here is meant only as a general guide. If you have any specific VAT questions, please contact Stuart Smith on 33894.
The information contained in these web pages relates to the University, our subsidiary companies have different VAT accounting requirements.