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Online VAT software you can depend on

Take the hassle out of your next return

If you’re choosing the right rate, setting how often to apply VAT, running reports or submitting returns to Revenue, it's easy using our VAT-compliant software for small businesses.

Buying and selling after Brexit?

No matter what form Brexit takes, Sage Accounting can handle trade to and from Northern Ireland, Europe and further afield. Our software automatically removes VAT for sales in the EU and the rest of the world, and can produce the revised VAT Return of Trading details form.

See how much VAT you owe

As you buy, sell and create VAT returns online, Sage provides a monthly snapshot of your current position and a record of previous VAT submissions.

Submit VAT returns to Revenue with ease

Sage Accounting is built to simplify even the most complex VAT returns. We do all the calculating for you. So all you need to do is push a button and watch your VAT return be submitted to Revenue.

Select the right VAT rate

Sage Accounting supports many different VAT rates, including Standard, Reduced Rate, Second Reduced Rate, and Zero Rated - all to help you take control of collected and paid VAT.

Keep a digital paper trail

When you use Sage accounting software, all VAT actions and activities are recorded digitally, that integrates with your wider banking and accounting.

Plans to support you and your business
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All plans include the essentials. Cancel or upgrade any time.

AccountingStart

Sage Business Cloud
FREE for 3 months
€10
€0.00 + VAT/mo*
You save €30.00
  • Create and send sales invoices
  • Track what you’re owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate and submit VAT
  • Supports one user
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Sage Business Cloud

Accounting

FREE for 3 months
€25
€0.00 + VAT/mo*
You save €75.00
  • Create and send sales invoices
  • Track what you’re owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate and submit VAT
  • Supports unlimited users
  • Run advanced reports
  • Send quotes and estimates
  • Forecast cash flow
  • Manage purchase invoices
  • Snap receipts with AutoEntry, 2 months free(2)
  • Multi-currency banking and invoicing
  • Manage inventory

*Get 3 months free, then €10/€25 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
(1)Starting at 5 employees for €0.00 (offer price when coupled with Sage Accounting) per month + VAT with the option to add employee tiers for up to 100 employees. RRP from €10 + VAT per month (after offer).
(2)Snap and upload data from unlimited receipts, invoices and supplier statements with AutoEntry, with 2 months free. Subject to fair usage policy.

FAQs

With Sage Accounting you can easily create VAT returns. Use our Detailed Report to check which transactions the VAT Return includes for accuracy. Adjust any values that you want to update. And when your values are correct, submit your return to Revenue through Revenue Online Services.

To check a VAT return online you'll need to sign into your Revenue Online Service account.

If you want to check if a VAT registration number is valid, or if you've forgotten your registration number, call the Revenue Online Service helpline. 

Most companies need to submit a return to Revenue every two months. Once you’ve created the return, you can also record your payment or refund of VAT. If you need further assistance or any questions, contact Revenue Online Service helpline.

Selling services? Then you need to register for VAT if you generate  €37,500 or over in turnover during a continued period of 12 months.

Selling goods? Then you need to register for VAT if you generate €75,000 or over in turnover during a continued period of 12 months.

In receipt of goods from other EU member states? If the goods sell over the value of €41,000, you'll need to register.

Sage Marketplace

Get added functionality with our partner apps which integrate directly with Sage Accounting, bringing you more tools that help you get the job done.

AutoEntry

Remove the need for data entry

AutoEntry is an intelligent, cloud-based solution which eliminates bookkeeping data entry, so users never again have to type up invoices or receipts.

Satago

Get paid faster

Satago helps business owners and accountants get invoices paid faster and protect against credit risk.

Castaway

3-way modelling and forecasting

Castaway is a reporting and business modelling solution that allows you to budget, forecast, analyse KPI’s, model scenarios and manage consolidations.

Stripe

Make it easier to get paid

No more chasing late payments – give your customers simple and easy ways to pay you directly from the invoices you send with our useful “Pay Now” buttons.

“It took me up to 2 days to do a quarterly return. Now it takes me up to 6 hours”

Bruce Coates
Transverica

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