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Which tax code should I use? - from 1 January 2021 (UK only)

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This guide helps you find the right tax codes to use in Sage 50cloud Accounts.


The Sage tax code you use for a transaction depends on several things. Here you can find the correct tax code by answering a few questions about your sale or purchase. Use this guide together with HMRC VAT rates guidance to make sure your VAT Return is correct every time.

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Select the type of transaction you want the tax code for:

Sale Purchase Bank charge or interest

Not VAT registered? If you're not registered for VAT, you should post all transactions using the non-vatable tax code, normally T9. Read more >

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