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VAT Returns Courses

VAT Returns Courses

Our VAT returns courses have been outlined with a perfect combination to give trainees essential knowledge and skill associated with Value Added Tax (VAT). On completion of the course will equip you to comply with VAT rules and, where possible, know cash flow projections and total profits through the efficient VAT management.

The popular and commonly used accounting software are Sage 50, QuickBooks and Xero, which are used by accounting professionals to record all business transactions and financial records to calculate VAT return.

This course gives thorough knowledge in both theoretical and practical experience needed to use the software effectively. We provide the training with step by step instructions from our learning materials, both written and with video explanations.

Who is this VAT Returns Courses for?

Any accounting professional or someone who is a beginner in the accounting industry can take benefit of this course with up-to-date knowledge and skills and understand the main principles and rules of VAT. The course mainly benefits professionals who haven't worked with the VAT return process for some time and are thinking of working with the accounting concepts and need a refresher.

Training framework:

  • Detailed understanding of value-added tax VAT.
  • When a business needs to register for VAT.
  • What is input tax, output tax, taxable supplies, tax invoices, and other VAT terms.
  • How the VAT exemption is applied.
  • Normal uses of VAT transactions.
  • How to complete a VAT return.
  • Fixing VAT errors.
  • Different Types of VAT schemes.

What you would be learning in VAT Returns Courses:

  • Creating the company in the accounting software system.
  • Use of different VAT Schemes as per the condition.
  • Create and edit customer and suppliers details into the software system.
  • Drafting purchase and sales invoices
  • The use of Chart of accounts or nominal codes
  • Recording bank transactions in terms of payments and receipts
  • Assign the sales and purchase invoices to correct bank statement transactions.
  • Record Petty Cash transactions
  • Knowing different VAT Rates and the use of tax codes used in the accounting software.
  • Record refunds and bank transfer
  • Perform the bank reconciliation
  • Generate VAT Return
  • Producing financial reports
  • Submit VAT return to HMRC Working

Practice with different VAT Schemes and how they are used with the various accounting software system.

VAT Schemes

  • Flat rate scheme
  • Retail Scheme
  • Standard VAT Scheme
  • Cash Accounting Scheme

Who is this course for?

This training is for accounting professionals ready to upgrade their skills and knowledge. Best suited for new entrants and anyone who wants to start the career in accounting.


  • CPD Certificate
  • Accountancy Practice Certificate
  • IAB Certificate
  • Xero Advisor Certificate

Career Path

These VAT returns courses are ideal for the one who is looking for setting up their own business or a career in financial roles.

  • Sales Ledger Clerk
  • Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • VAT Manager
  • Billing Clerk
  • Credit Controller
  • Account Receivable Clerk
  • Trainee Bookkeeper
  • Account Payable Clerk
  • VAT Administrator
  • Cash Controller

Enrol with us

Our locations are in London and Birmingham. Feel free to call us on 02037908674 or 01212959988 where you can speak to one of our experienced Consultants or arrange a web demonstration to see which course is right for your business. Feel free to email us on