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Complete your VAT Return to account for import VAT

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From 1 January 2021, find out how to complete your return if you're using postponed VAT accounting to account for import VAT on your VAT Return.

How to complete your VAT Return

An online monthly statement will be available to download and keep for your records. It will show the total import VAT postponed for the previous month which you should include in your VAT Return.

Due to postponed VAT accounting, there will be changes to the way you complete the boxes on your VAT Return.

Box 1

Include the VAT due in this period on imports accounted for through postponed VAT accounting.

Box 4

Include the VAT reclaimed in this period on imports accounted for through postponed VAT accounting.

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