When you turn on the VAT in QuickBooks Online, the program automatically creates the common codes, 9826. That includes the reverse charge.
- Go to the Taxes menu and then select the VAT tab.
- Click on Set up VAT and then fill in the necessary fields.
- Then, choose the Edit VAT drop-down arrow, then select Edit rates.
- Click the radio button to turn the code on.
If you're unable to see the reverse charge, I suggest including the inactive ones. You can do this by clicking on the Gear icon and then place a checkmark in the Include inactive checkbox.
For more information about VAT codes, I suggest browsing this article: Set up and Edit VAT Settings, VAT Codes, and VAT Rates.
Additionally, from April 2019, all eligible UK VAT-registered businesses will have to keep their financial records in a digital form and submit their VAT returns using approved software. To learn more details, I encourage you to browse this article: Submit a VAT Return in QuickBooks Online.
Keep in touch with us if you have other VAT concerns. Doing so helps us to further assist you.
We'll be implementing a new VAT code in the near future to accommodate the reverse charge relating to CIS and we'll be updating all customers via email once this is released.