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TaxCalc VAT Filer

For Windows, Mac and Linux

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File your clients' VAT returns and EC sales lists quickly and easily with TaxCalc

Fast and efficient software

Designed for firms that prepare VAT returns for clients but wish to avoid the encumbrance of the Government Gateway, TaxCalc VAT Filer will quickly and efficiently file VAT100 and EC sales lists online.

Our software can save you considerable time when compared to the Government Gateway by conveniently storing your firm's submission credentials.

Three sizes fit all

We know that firms come in all sizes and that some (but not all) bookkeeping software can file online. Whatever your volume requirements, there are three sizes of product to meet your needs.

Fast submission of the VAT100

To complete the VAT100, you simply create the month or quarter being filed, fill out the values and click to submit.

The VAT100 report can additionally feature a client sign-off, to provide permission for submission.

EC sales lists

Submitting EC sales lists is a breeze. VAT numbers are validated as you enter them to ensure successful submission.

To assist with bulk submission of EC sales list data, you can import structure data from your bookkeeping software into TaxCalc.

Additional forms included

Save time hunting on gov.uk for PDF forms by creating and printing other VAT forms for clients.

VAT 7 – Application to cancel your VAT registration

VAT 68 – Request for transfer of a registration number

VAT 484 – Change of details – Variations

Track work with TaxCalc
Client Hub

TaxCalc VAT Filer is provided with TaxCalc Client Hub, our built-in Practice Management software.

Use TaxCalc Client Hub to monitor due dates, create tasks and track the progress of VAT return jobs through your practice.

Annual licensing

TaxCalc VAT Filer is sold on an annual
licence basis, providing you with access to your chosen clients' VAT returns for twelve months.

Should your licence expire, the software will go into read-only mode, allowing you continued access to your data.

Scales up as your firm grows

Gain the benefits of storing your data centrally with our no-cost server option.

Increasing the number of clients in your licence and adding extra users as time goes on is really easy. TaxCalc's products are designed to be truly scalable as practices grow.

Please call 0345 5190 883 to discuss your requirements

System requirements:


An internet connection is needed in order to license your product and to file online to HMRC.

Minimum screen resolution: 1024 × 768

Server installation:

  • One of the following versions of Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
    • Microsoft Windows 8.1
    • Microsoft Windows 8
    • Microsoft Windows 7
    • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Appropriate hardware to run the above operating system
  • Adobe Reader version 9.0 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 (for export to Word and Excel)

Standalone/client installation:

Windows

  • One of the following versions of Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows 10
    • Microsoft Windows 8.1
    • Microsoft Windows 8
    • Microsoft Windows 7
    • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Appropriate hardware to run the above operating system
  • Adobe Reader version 9.0 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 (for export to Word and Excel)

We will be retiring support for Windows Vista computers on 1 April 2017. To find out more, please read our Knowledge Base article.

Macintosh

  • Intel Macintosh running Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 (for export to Word and Excel)

We will be retiring support for Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) on 1 April 2017. To find out more, please read our Knowledge Base article.

Linux

  • 64 bit kernel 3.2 (or higher), Debian (e.g. Ubuntu) or Redhat based distributions
  • GUI
  • Office productivity software (for Word and Excel exports)

TaxCalc in action

We pride ourselves on delivering high quality and easy to use software. Please click on a screenshot below to
see how you use TaxCalc and see how easy it is to complete your tax return.

You can access TaxCalc VAT Filer from the main TaxCalc Hub home screen.

Your client's details are automatically populated from information stored within TaxCalc Client Hub.

The system stores previously submitted returns. New returns are easily created.

 

VAT returns are very easy to complete and submit.

TaxCalc VAT Filer can also submit EC sales lists, with EU VAT number validation to ensure acceptance by HMRC.

Additionally, save time hunting for PDF forms by creating and printing other routine VAT forms to manage your clients' affairs.

Frequently asked questions

The questions below provide immediate answers to many aspects of TaxCalc VAT Filer.
If you have any further questions, please call 0345 5190 882 or email sales@taxcalc.com

Does TaxCalc work on
Windows 10?

Yes. TaxCalc's software has been fully tested with Microsoft's latest operating system and we can confirm that it does indeed work with Microsoft Windows 10. For a full compatibility list please see the System Requirements for TaxCalc.

Does TaxCalc work on Apple Macs?

Yes. TaxCalc will run on any 64-bit Macintosh running Mac OS 10.7 or higher.

Does TaxCalc work on Linux?

Yes. TaxCalc will run on any 64 bit kernal 3.2(or higher), Debian (e.g. Ubuntu) or Redhat based distributions.

Will you release a server
version for Apple Macs?

We will wait to gauge the popularity of the standalone version before deciding whether there is enough support to embark upon creating a server version. Again, please email our support team at support@taxcalc.com to register your interest.

Do I have to buy the
software every year?

TaxCalc is an annual purchase. We release a series of updates during the course of your licence.

Can I file under the
VAT MOSS rules?

We would love to be able to file VAT MOSS forms but unfortunately, HMRC have not provided an interface for software developers to be able to do this.

Can I move from the
standalone version to the
server version?

Yes. Whilst you can do this yourself, we also offer a migration service, charged based on the complexity of your standalone deployment (for example, to merge many standalone databases).

Choose your TaxCalc


Please select from the options below to build your TaxCalc VAT Return Production order.
Unlimited£149.00
Prepare and file online VAT returns and EC sales lists for an unlimited number of clients.
Small Practice 50£99.00
Prepare and file online VAT returns and EC sales lists for up to 50 clients.
Micro Practice 12£49.00
Prepare and file online VAT returns and EC sales lists for up to 12 clients.
Options
Encrypted PDF£20.00
Password protect VAT returns for emailing to your clients. Note that this add-on is not available for Mac users.
Encrypted PDF£15.00
Password protect VAT returns for emailing to your clients. Note that this add-on is not available for Mac users.
Encrypted PDF£10.00
Password protect VAT returns for emailing to your clients. Note that this add-on is not available for Mac users.
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