HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) paper VAT Returns phased out since 1 April 2010.
From that date, if your VAT exclusive turnover is £100,000 or more - or if you are newly VAT-registered - your return must be submitted online.
The Opera 3 Online Filing Manager is approved by HMRC for the submission of the VAT Return online. Using Opera 3 is a quick and easy way of submitting your VAT Return online, you can submit your return almost instantly because the information is sent directly from Opera 3. So there's less chance of making mistakes like typing in a figure incorrectly or putting the wrong figure in the wrong box. Once you've checked your return on screen, all it takes is the click of a button to send it to HMRC.
To submit your VAT return online, you need to register and enrol with HMRC.
Make your work life easier with VAT processing, direct from Opera 3.
"Previously we would have extracted the data manually from Opera 3 and input the data onto the HMRC website. VAT 100 now allows us to carry out the procedure online and cuts out any potential errors that may arise in the transferring of data " Mark Hatchley, Finance Manager, Seawhite of Brighton