Manage VAT directly in Xero

Generate a VAT return in Xero with just a few clicks. Easily manage your VAT online and effortlessly stay on top of your tax obligations.

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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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Webinar: Get VAT Ready

This webinar explains Xero's new VAT features and how they will benefit yor business.

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