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VAT error checker

Error check your VAT return for instant peace of mind

The VAT error checker is a unique product innovation that scans VAT returns for common mistakes.

Making Tax Digital ready

How does the VAT error checker work?

The VAT error checker automatically scans your VAT figures for common errors, duplicates and anomalies. 'Fast and easy to use - the VAT error checker is brilliant for picking up duplicate transactions' - Fiona McIlwaine - DNT Chartered Accountants

Spot VAT inconsistencies

Duplicates, inconsistent VAT codes and missing transactions: Our VAT error checker spots them — so you don’t have to.

Stay compliant with HMRC rules

Make sure you're compliant with HMRC Making Tax Digital rules. Use this clever tech to spot costly mistakes on the the VAT error checker dashboard, so you can have confidence in your return.

Click and correct VAT errors

VAT error checker highlights common errors at the touch of a button. Ditch the duplicates and only pay the VAT you owe. This feature is included in all QuickBooks Online subscriptions at no extra cost.

QuickBooks customers are prepared for tax time

  • Detailed VAT reports

    Get an in-depth picture of what you've paid and what you owe.

  • Personal notifications

    Never miss another VAT deadline. You'll get a reminder when your return is due.

  • Future proof

    Submit your VAT in line with HMRC's Making Tax Digital rules.

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Frequently asked questions

  • What does the VAT error checker do?

    The VAT error checker scans the contents of your VAT return for common mistakes, duplicates and anomalies. View the VAT error checker dashboard before submitting your VAT, so you can catch any mistakes and have confidence in your return.
  • How does the VAT error checker make my VAT return more accurate?

    The VAT error checker automates the most important reviews identified by accountants and auditors at tax time. By surfacing potential errors, you can fix mistakes quickly and have confidence your return is accurate.
  • Is the VAT error checker part of my subscription?

    Yes. It's included with every QuickBooks Online UK subscription at no extra cost.
  • Can my accountant use it too?

    Yes, you and your accountant can team up to error check your return together, or you can leave VAT error checker to them.
  • Does the VAT error checker automate my VAT submission?

    The VAT error checker automates the process of scanning your books, and provides the information you need to fix any issues You can then submit to HMRC from the VAT error checker dashboard.
  • Is VAT error checker helpful outside of submitting my VAT return?

    Yes, as well as reviewing your current VAT return before submission, the VAT error checker can be used to identify duplicates or VAT code errors from any period.
  • How long does the VAT error checker take?

    VAT error checker automatically runs in the background of QuickBooks. The dashboard can be accessed instantly.
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