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VAT MTD - Submitting a VAT Return

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SliQ Invoicing supports submission of VAT returns using HMRC's Making Tax Digital API.

 

To submit a VAT return using SliQ you will have to sign up for VAT MTD on HMRC's website. See the link below to go to the HMRC website:

 

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/sign-up-for-making-tax-digital-for-vat

 

Once you have signed up you will need to authorise SliQ to make VAT submissions on your behalf and then you can use SliQ to see what VAT obligations you have outstanding and to submit VAT returns. Once you have made a VAT submission using VAT MTD you can also see the details of the submission in SliQ.

 

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Enabling VAT MTD in SliQ Invoicing

 

To enable VAT MTD, go to the Business Details tab, confirm that you are a business in the UK, enter your VAT number then check the Enable UK VAT Submission box as shown in the following picture:

 

EnableVATMTD

 

After following the steps above a new VAT Filer tab will appear at the top of SliQ Invoicing:

 

VATFilerTab

 

Select the VAT Filer tab to submit a VAT return.

 

 

Things to Check Before your First Submission

 

On selecting the VAT Filer tab you are asked to make the following checks before making your first VAT submission.

 

1. Check Customer Country Codes

 

If you have customers in the EC, make sure you have set their Country Codes so that SliQ can fill in Box 8 on the VAT return.

 

To set the Country Code for a customer, select the customer on the Customers & Statements tab then select the country code in the VAT tab:

 

CustomerCountryCode

 

Note: If the Country Code field is left blank, SliQ will assume the customer is in the UK.

 

2. Choose between Cash & Invoice Accounting

 

For Cash Accounting, SliQ calculates VAT based on the payments received in the VAT period. For Invoice Accounting, SliQ calculates VAT based on the invoices raised in the VAT period.

 

 

Making a VAT Submission

 

After enabling VAT MTD in SliQ, go to the VAT Filer tab.

 

VATFilerTab

 

Follow the steps in the wizard to authorise SliQ to make VAT submissions on your behalf then complete the wizard to make a submission.

 

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