This article will describe how to create EC sales invoices for customers.
This is applicable for your customers who are VAT registered in another EC Member State or are based outside of the EC.
Prior to recording a sale or invoice, you will need to ensure that the customer is either, VAT registered in another EC Member State or is based outside of the EC. You will need to set this per customer. Customers > Select the customer in question > Options tab. Tick the relevant tick box here.
Also, for your VAT return you may want to include certain sales codes for customers in other EC states in Box 8 of your return, and/or to include sales of a code for customers in other EC states on the EC Sales List. To do this, just go to, Settings > Sales Codes > Select the Sales Code > Tick box accordingly for :
“Include sales of this code to customers in other EC states in Box 8 of my VAT return“.
“Include sales of this code to customers in other EC states on my EC Sales List“.
Once ticked, you are now set up to start recording sales Invoices for these customers.
When you want to record a sales invoice. proceed as per normal. When you get to the VAT rate, set this to 0%, VAT Amount to £0.00. Click Save to finish the invoice.
You will have now recorded an EC sale successfully. It will now form part of your EC Sales list.