how do I get started with vat


Hello there, jakkiwells,

You need to prepare your VAT registration number, Filing frequency, VAT scheme, and Current Filing Period to set up VAT/tax. Let's turn on the tax tracking feature so you can start recording your transactions.

Here's how: 

  1. Go to the Taxes menu, then select Set up tax.
  2. Set up the tax agency details such as the Agency name, Start of tax period, Filing frequency, Reporting method, Business ID No., VAT registration number, and VAT accounting scheme.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Select Got it.

Once done, you'll be able to view the Tax/GST column on your sales and purchases forms and now ready to record one.

Then, if you want to add and view your VAT/tax codes, you can refer to this article of the detailed steps: How do I set up sales GST/VAT rates and use them on forms? (International QBO) Video.

Please feel free to comment below if you have other concerns. I'll be glad to help.

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