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Taxation related queries –

Taxation Services provide support to the wider university with regard to issues arising relating to taxation. They are also responsible for periodic tax returns, in particular, quarterly VAT returns, annual corporation tax and the PAYE supplementary agreement (PSA).

Legal Status

Legal Name:

De Montfort University 


The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

Year of Corporation:


Company Number / Charity Number:

As a Higher Education Corporation, the university is listed as an exempt charity under Schedule 3 of the Charities Act 2011. This means that for its charitable activities the university benefits from the status of a charity but it is not registered with the Charity Commission. The Office for Students (OfS) is responsible for ensuring that those English universities that are exempt charities fulfil their obligations under charity law.

VAT Number:

806 6611 35


Financial Details

Financial Year:

1st August – 31st July 

Financial Statements:

University annual accounts are available here for download at the bottom of this page