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
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.
For more information, see:
Enabling VAT MTD in
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:
After following the steps above a new VAT Filer tab will appear at the top of
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
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:
Note: If the Country
Code field is left blank, SliQ will assume the customer is in the
2. Choose between Cash &
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
After enabling VAT MTD in SliQ, go to the VAT Filer tab.
Follow the steps in the wizard to authorise SliQ to make VAT
submissions on your behalf then complete the wizard to make a