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1046 Authentication error for VAT Filer
If you receive this error message it means that one of the following is incorrect: HMRC user ID HMRC password VAT Registration number Is there an 64-8 in place for the client? There are several ways you can fix this: Check that you can log in to HMRC’s website using your agent...
rating 23 Apr, 2018 Views: 831
Can I file an EC Sales List return for my client?
You can file an EC Sales List (ESL) return through VAT Filer as long as you're authorised to act as the agent for this. To appoint an agent, the client will need to follow these steps: Register for the ESL service. Log on to the HMRC Online Services. Appoint the agent using the Agent...
rating 30 Jan, 2015 Views: 746
VAT Registration Number Invalid Error
When trying to submit the EC Sales List VAT return, the following error can occur: Invalid VAT Registration Number Please see the link for VIES VAT number validation that allows for the VAT registration number to be checked to confirm whether or not it is a valid entry. If the VAT...
rating 15 Sep, 2016 Views: 703
64-8 Setup, Usage and Guidance
Step 1: Ensuring your required agent details are entered into TaxCalc Ensure you have entered your HMRC Filing Credentials and email address. Please consult the How do I enter online filing credentials (Practice users)? Knowledge Base article for instructions on how to enter your HMRC Filing...
rating 15 Feb, 2018 Views: 687
Replacement of 0845 numbers with 0345 ones
We have now fully replaced our 0845 numbers with 0345 equivalents. We have switched only the initial two digits in every case so, for example, our main support line has changed from 0845 5190 882 to 0345 5190 882. Almost all customers will pay slightly less for a call to these numbers than they...
rating 19 Nov, 2015 Views: 562
Where do I enter VAT filing credentials?
To enter and store your VAT filing credentials in TaxCalc, follow these steps: Go to Administration from the home screen. Select Applications from the left-hand menu. Select VAT Filer from the list of your products. Select Customise VAT filing from the left-hand menu. Click on Filing...
rating 17 Oct, 2018 Views: 250
How do I apply for authorisation to file through TaxCalc?
If you plan to use TaxCalc (or HMRC Online Services) to submit your clients’ VAT returns, you must sign up for HMRC’s VAT for Agents online service. To do this, read VAT online services for agents and Applying for client authorisation using HMRC Online Services on the HMRC website. Once...
rating 22 Sep, 2017 Views: 177
How to use HMRC VAT APIs
What are APIs? HMRC have provided a method of obtaining information relevant to VAT Returns called Application Program Interfaces or APIs. This is the second part of their overall Digital transformation project known as Making Tax Digital (MTD). What data can be requested from HMRC? This...
rating 17 Oct, 2018 Views: 0
What information will I receive when using HMRC VAT APIs?
HMRC have provided a method of sending information relevant to the completion of a VAT Return called Application Program Interfaces or APIs. This is the second part of their overall Digital transformation project known as Making Tax Digital (MTD). This allows TaxCalc to send VAT data to HMRC...
rating 17 Oct, 2018 Views: 0
Importing VAT data from CSV file on Mac OSX or Linux
Currently the TaxCalc MTD VAT import wizard only supports importing directly from a spreadsheet file (Microsoft Excel) on Windows machines. On Mac or Linux based systems TaxCalc is only currently able to import CSV (comma seperated variable) files. We are hoping to address this in a future...
rating 17 Oct, 2018 Views: 0

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