VAT and Tax Loans for Opticians

Keeping the taxman at bay


Spread costs

  • Spread the cost of quarterly VAT
  • Spread the cost of annual corporation tax
  • Regular monthly repayments
  • Ease cashflow burdens

Reduce risk

  • Reduced need for capital
  • Simple ongoing facility
  • Avoid reputational risk
  • Avoid penalties

Grow your business

  • Deal with income fluctuations
  • Free up cash for investment elsewhere
  • Scales with your business
  • Solutions for start-ups and established businesses

As an optician, you face VAT and corporation tax liabilities. At Rangewell, we can help find solutions which can benefit your whole practice.

Even though you may know exactly what your tax bills will be, and when they fall due finding the necessary funds may still be a challenge. A shortfall at the end of a quarter can mean VAT problems. Income not on forecast can mean problems with corporation tax.  

Tax bills can often be large enough to have a significant effect on your cash flow, and having to earmark funds to deal with a tax liability can mean that you are unable to invest in other areas. Even capital for your day-to-day operations becomes restricted.

You could face heavy penalties for late payments. Many opticians' practices use business Tax Loans to help ease the impact of their tax obligations.

The advantages to your opticians' business

A straightforward Tax Loan can help you deal with the costs of your tax bill.

A Tax Loan facility does much more. It is designed to help you manage the recurring expense of your tax bills, and spreading the cost to remove any constraints on your revenue stream. Simply put, a Tax Loan allows you to take back control of your cash flow and spread the cost of your tax bill into more manageable monthly payments.

The benefits to your business are simple. This type of finance allows you to ensure that HMRC can be paid the right amount and on time, without causing you cashflow problems, while you can spread the cost of the tax obligations of your business over a period of 12 months. It means smoother cash flow for you and capital freed up for investment in other areas.

It means turning the liabilities of a tax bill into a simple and predictable cost - giving your business a real advantage.

Why you need Rangewell to set up tax finance for your opticians' business

Many lenders can offer short-term loans which might allow you to deal with a problem tax bill, but getting the right lender and the right arrangement can make a big difference to the costs you will pay.

At Rangewell, we know the lenders who can offer the most appropriate lending and the most competitive rates. This means that we can offer you an affordable way to deal with any problem tax bills. We can find you lenders, even the ones who will provide funds in under 24 hours, and will pay these funds directly to HMRC if that is required.

Getting the solution that is right for you

Our experts can discuss your needs and the needs of your opticians’ business, and help find answers scaled to fit your turnover and your other obligations. When you call us, we explain your options – and find you the appropriate solutions that you need fast.


  • Find finance to allow a small practice to spread the cost of VAT

  • Source an agreement  to let an optician spread payments throughout the year

  • Find the most competitive tax funding facility for a practice in the process of a major expansion

  • Find funding for a start-up, allowing it to establish a smooth cash flow before dealing with VAT liabilities

A tax loan can make tax bills much easier to live with.
The tax loan helped when we had cashflow issues.
Our tax loan frees up the funds the practice needs to invest elsewhere.

Helping you build your profits

The cash you need, just when you need it, and fast

Tax loans can be quick and simple to arrange, with lenders often prepared to lend on the basis of your tax bill and evidence of current turnover.

Spreading the cost

Spreading the cost of any tax bill your business receives frees up funds to operate your business. You can buy in stock, deal with any temporary cash flow issues and reduce the need for additional investment.

No need for extra security

Tax loans can usually be provided without the need for providing security - so there is no need to put your assets or other possessions at risk

Tailored funding

Lenders will work with you to tailor a funding package to your business’ needs, meaning you’re free to deal with variables such as seasonal income variations.

Dealing with downturns

Any practice can face an unexpected downturn. With tax funding, it need not lead to disaster.

Supporting growth

With a tax loan, you can free up other funds to support business growth - letting you increase your revenue before you have to deal with the tax bill.

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  • What kinds of business funding are available and which lenders are experienced at providing finance to the opticians sector?

  • How can they provide extra funds for you - without reducing funds available for your business?
  • Why you must find the right lender to cut costs
  • The downsides of borrowing
  • Guarantees and security
  • How important is it to choose a lender that is authorised and regulated by the financial conduct authority?

  • Find business finance packages for any purpose for optician practices, including to help with cash flow, working capital finance, premises funding or even equipment finance

  • Is business finance limited to companies based in the UK only?

  • Will it be hard work to apply for finance? What paperwork you will need to submit with your application

  • Key financial terms explained, such as credit lines, Asset Finance, Merchant Cash Advance and terms. 

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An additional commitment

Borrowing may be a long-term commitment, with ongoing monthly repayments which will affect your cashflow.

You may need to repay

If you sell your business, you may need to repay your borrowing.

Borrowing may be a personal liability

Lending will be secured on your practice, but you may be personally responsible for repayment with some types of loan.

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