File VAT directly to SARS – online

Save hours by managing and submitting your VAT201 returns directly to SARS. SARS e-Filing is currently in closed beta trial, launching in early 2021.

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VAT eFiling feature: coming soon

The only accounting software that lets you submit VAT directly to SARS. VAT calculations are done in one place, with a VAT dashboard full audit report, transactional filtering and tools for managing those late claims.

Save time preparing VAT returns

Let Xero do the heavy lifting and calculate VAT automatically for you. Generate VAT returns for specific filing periods with VAT field calculations summarised just like the VAT 201.


Track prior period adjustments

Easily account for added, deleted, or edited transactions dated in VAT returns already filed with SARS.


Have confidence in your numbers

View a list of transactions within each vat return fieldline, or search for specific transactions, giving you transparency and confidence in Xero’s VAT calculations.


Manage VAT as you go in Xero

Save drafts or finalize VAT returns across multiple tax periods.

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FAQ about Xero VAT

Gain a greater understanding of Xero VAT and what it means for you with these FAQs – and our answers.

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Get VAT Ready

This video explains Xero's new VAT features and how they will benefit your business.

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