Problem with Unassigned VAT amounts in VAT100?

I have been stupid. Have just upgraded to QB 2016 Desktop and the first VAT Return I did, I just copied the VAT 100 figures out of QB into HMRC VAT filing online.

I did not use the ‘File Return’ facility in QB.

When the VAT due payment was made, I entered a QB General Journal crediting Bank Account and debiting VAT Control Account.  - as I used to do with QB 2006.

Now with the second quarter’s VAT 100, I am getting an Unassigned Amount exacting equating to the Net Amount paid in the General Journal for the previous quarter.

All the figures in Boxes 1-7 are including the figures from the previous quarter (incorrectly).

Please could someone help me to sort this out.

If I go back to the previous quarter VAT 100 and press 'File Return' button, would that do the trick – which presumably is what I should have done in the first place?

Thank you


With desktop its easy to unfile the vat return just locate the period end date filed journal in the vat control account usually VATUK###2 or higher number depends on how often filed. double click it to open and from edit delete the journal.

Now start again and run the vat 100 check no unassigned vat which will be from the 2006 upgrade.

file to paper and pay later then you can run current period.

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