Enter self-billing invoices in Xero
Add a self-billing tax invoice in Xero when the buyer determines the value of taxable goods and services they receive.
When do I use self-billing invoices?
Use self-billing invoices if your customer buys taxable goods or services from you and creates the VAT invoice themselves.
For example, a haulier delivers items, and the recipient evaluates the condition of the items. The recipient sends a VAT invoice (and maybe, the payment) to the haulier.
Add a self-billing invoice in Xero
- Enter the self-billing invoice into Xero as you enter a bill. You can also import multiple self-billing invoices into Xero.
Create the invoice in another program, like Microsoft Excel using the following template.You can't generate compliant self-billing invoices in Xero.
Save the invoice as a PDF to lock the information.
Make sure the self-billing invoice meets the HMRC guidelines.
Send the self-billing invoice to your client.