VAT Outsourcing for Accountants

Your outsourced VAT officer will always be on the end of the phone to deal with your questions and queries. Are you spending more time and energy on your practice’s back-office works like VAT? With Doshi’s VAT outsourcing service, you have access to an experienced outsourced VAT officer, who provides a comprehensive service to assist you in Monthly/Quarterly VAT returns, VAT registration, and the use of various VAT schemes administrative burden. In terms of the role itself, the outsourced VAT officer we provide will conduct a number of different checks and carry out a number of roles, including but not limited to:

  • Checking client name, trading name, client no., client contact no., VAT no., email address, and quarter end is correct.
  • Checking VAT missing sheet/email instruction. If queries or remarked found, check if it is applied in the calculations.
  • Preparing a suitable scheme for each client as per their nature of business.
  • Checking the correct VAT rate is applied for sales while doing VAT calculation.
  • Analysing any variation in gross profit margin.
  • Confirming with the client whether non-retail sales are included in total sales.
  • Checking whether proper zero-rated mark-up has been applied.
  • Checking current quarter end VAT liability with previous quarters VAT liability.
  • Checking whether the scheme applied has been beneficial for the client or is comparable with other VAT schemes.
  • If a refund is present, check the need for capital expenditures, stock increases or decreases, or any other reasons.
  • If there is any deviation in VAT figures, confirming with the client if there is any change in the nature of activity, or purchase or sale of shop.
  • Dealing with HMRC enquiries and providing required details to HMRC officer. Collecting all necessary information from the client as well as collating from our end any material to be delivered to HMRC.