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QuickBooks® 2012 For Dummies®, UK Edition by Loredana Stroup, Stephen L. Nelson

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Chapter 11

Managing VAT

In This Chapter

arrow Adjusting your VAT settings

arrow Peeking at VAT items and codes

arrow Checking your VAT reports

arrow Submitting your VAT Return

arrow Paying the VAT due

arrow Handling special VAT circumstances

QuickBooks makes a tedious part of being in business – managing VAT – easy and (almost) painless. And that’s how it should be.

In this chapter, we explain how QuickBooks manages VAT. We show you how to generate VAT reports and submit VAT returns, and talk about how to pay your VAT liability or record a VAT refund. We end the chapter by looking at some special VAT circumstances.

What we don’t talk about in this chapter is the VAT rules. These can be quite complex and the best advice we can give you is to seek advice from HMRC or your accountant for your own specific circumstances.

We also make the assumption that you are registered to submit your VAT online, which most businesses ...

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