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

Answer

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.

Was this answer helpful? Yes No
Original
AllStar

No answers have been posted

More Actions

People come to QuickBooks Learn & Support for help and answers—we want to let them know that we're here to listen and share our knowledge. We do that with the style and format of our responses. Here are five guidelines:

  1. Keep it conversational. When answering questions, write like you speak. Imagine you're explaining something to a trusted friend, using simple, everyday language. Avoid jargon and technical terms when possible. When no other word will do, explain technical terms in plain English.
  2. Be clear and state the answer right up front. Ask yourself what specific information the person really needs and then provide it. Stick to the topic and avoid unnecessary details. Break information down into a numbered or bulleted list and highlight the most important details in bold.
  3. Be concise. Aim for no more than two short sentences in a paragraph, and try to keep paragraphs to two lines. A wall of text can look intimidating and many won't read it, so break it up. It's okay to link to other resources for more details, but avoid giving answers that contain little more than a link.
  4. Be a good listener. When people post very general questions, take a second to try to understand what they're really looking for. Then, provide a response that guides them to the best possible outcome.
  5. Be encouraging and positive. Look for ways to eliminate uncertainty by anticipating people's concerns. Make it apparent that we really like helping them achieve positive outcomes.

Select a file to attach:

Qb community
Looking for advice from other business owners?

Visit our QuickBooks Community site.