VAT alerts

Filter the activity feed to show only VAT alerts. Learn more about each alert type and what you can do with it.

How it works

  • VAT alerts only show for returns due after the last published return.
  • Alerts show the day after the end of the reporting period.

Filtering

You can filter VAT alerts further by sub-type:

Overdue

  • Overdue: Ready to prepare - The due date for filing the return has passed and all transactions have been reconciled, but the return has not been published.

    Click Prepare to go to the VAT Return screen in Xero and complete the return.

  • Overdue: Transactions to reconcile - The due date for filing the return has passed, but there are still transactions to reconcile.

    Click Reconcile to go to the Bank Accounts screen in Xero and reconcile your bank account.

Ready

  • Ready to prepare - The last day of the reporting period has passed and all transactions have been reconciled.

    Click Prepare to go to the VAT Return screen in Xero and complete the return.

  • Overdue: Ready to prepare - The due date for filing the return has passed and all transactions have been reconciled, but the return has not been published.

    Click Prepare to go to the VAT Return screen in Xero and complete the return.

To reconcile

  • Transactions to reconcile - The last day of reporting period has passed but there are still transactions to reconcile.

    Click Reconcile to go to the Bank Accounts screen in Xero and reconcile your bank account.

  • Overdue: Transactions to reconcile - The due date for filing the return has passed, but there are still transactions to reconcile.

    Click Reconcile to go to the Bank Accounts screen in Xero and reconcile your bank account.

VAT alerts are shown for a client organisation only after the first VAT return has been published, which determines the filing period.