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How do I make interim VAT 'payments' show up in 'adjustments' ?

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How do I make interim VAT 'payments' show up in 'adjustments' ?

Allow me to join this thread and provide you a little information with VAT payments, ian12.


By default, VAT payments to HMRC will be posted to VAT Suspense Account. Having these payments to show up in adjustment isn't possible. It's because this is a liability account that is used to track the VAT amount due to HMRC. 


Furthermore, here's how to record a VAT payment in QuickBooks Online (QBO).

  1. Go to Taxes, then select VAT.
  2. Select Payments, then select Record Payment.
  3. Select the bank account you've used to pay HMRC.
  4. Enter the payment date and amount in the appropriate fields.
  5. Add a memo if needed.
  6. Click Save.

For future reference, you can run VAT reports to show the information that you need. Please check out these articles:

Keep in touch if you need anything else about VAT payments. I'll always be right here to help, just make sure to let me know. Have a nice day!

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