File your VAT return online in minutes

Easy-to-use VAT online software makes it simple to create and submit your VAT returns online to HMRC as well as to track and manage VAT. Xero is already leading the way in Making Tax Digital (for VAT) HMRC compatible. Join us on the journey.

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Streamline the process with VAT online

It’s quick and easy to manage VAT with Xero and, from 1 April, HMRC have mandated that all businesses with a turnover above £85k submit their VAT returns online.

Xero is an HMRC-recognised VAT software provider so we’re already set up for Making Tax Digital. Once you've registered for online VAT filing with HMRC, simply publish your return and file it with HMRC directly from Xero monthly or quarterly.

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Making tax digital for VAT

As an HMRC-recognised VAT software provider, Xero lets you easily publish VAT returns, submit directly to HMRC and pay VAT online. Our resource hub has a host of FAQ's and resources on MTD for VAT. Read more here.


Accurately track and manage your VAT

Understand what transactions make up the VAT you owe. Xero’s VAT audit report helps you accurately track and manage the VAT charged or paid by your business. This covers invoices, bills, expense claims, credit notes, bank transactions and manual journals.

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Works with different VAT schemes

Whether you're on the standard, flat rate or cash VAT scheme, Xero lets you generate the right return for your business.

VAT return that works with all schemes

Easily manage purchases from abroad

If you buy goods from other EU countries, Xero helps by assigning these transactions to the correct boxes in your HMRC VAT return. Xero also handles VAT reverse charges with ease.

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How other businesses manage VAT

“Just filed VAT from @xero and paid online – nice.” – Jason Kneen
“LOVE IT that @Xero now files your VAT returns online for you – one less annoying thing to do. Thanks guys!" – Chris Parsons
“@Xero online VAT filing is awesome. Looking forward to doing mine in a week or so!” – 4th Level IT Solutions

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How VAT works in Xero

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