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Domestic Reverse Charge VAT and Construction Manager Cloud

Construction Manager Cloud helps users be compliant with Reverse Charge VAT for Construction legislation by;

  • Helping users make sure that Reverse Charge VAT treatment is used when appropriate (Construction Manager Cloud Only)
  • Ensuring that Reverse Charge VAT is correctly posted to the Accounts when Construction legislation comes into effect.
  • Allowing Sales Invoices and Subcontractor Payment Certificate documents to be printed/generated in accordance with HMRC guidelines for Reverse Charge VAT for Construction

Read our checklist to help you get Sage 50 and Construction Manager ready

This web page includes a checklist to use when you are getting ready for the introduction of Reverse Charge VAT for Construction.

Please follow the below support documents below to ensure you are ready for Reverse Charge VAT for Construction.

Do you use Customised Sales Invoice and Subcontractor Certificate layouts?

To help you prepare, we are providing a service for customers where we make the necessary changes to your customised Sales Invoice and Purchase Certificate Layouts in Construction Manager.

*Once you have completed the order form above, your layouts will be scheduled and JNC will take the one-off payment from your account.

**Please note the Standard Sales Invoice\Certificate and Subcontractor Certificate Layouts have been altered to include requirements for Reverse Charge VAT. If you use the Standard Layouts, rather than customised layouts, no changes will be necessary.

Setting up Sage 50 Accounts for
Construction Reverse Charge VAT

1. Check you are running the correct version of Sage 50 Accounts:

If you buy or sell goods or services from other EU Countries and are required to complete an EC Sales List Report, you must upgrade your Sage 50 Accounts to Version 26 of Sage 50Cloud Accounts. Version 26 of Sage 50Cloud Accounts includes new CIS Reverse Charge VAT Codes which can be used for Construction Reverse Charge Purchases and Sales which are not included in the EC Sales list report.

If you do not buy or sell goods or services from other EU Countries and are not required to complete an EC Sales list report, you do not need to upgrade your Sage 50 Accounts to Version 26 of Sage 50Cloud Accounts.

2. Read the guides below to help you configure Sage 50 Accounts:

How to configure VAT codes for Construction Reverse Charge VAT if using Version 25 or earlier of Sage 50 Accounts/50Cloud Accounts

(or if using Version 26 of Sage 50 Accounts non-Cloud Version)

How to configure VAT codes for Construction Reverse Charge VAT if using Version 26 of Sage 50Cloud Account

How to change the default VAT code for Suppliers in Sage 50 Accounts

How to change the default VAT code for Customers in Sage 50 Accounts

Configuring Customers and Suppliers for Reverse Charge VAT in Sage 50 Accounts

Reverse Charge VAT Settings - Construction Manager Cloud

Configuring Domestic Reverse Charge for Xero Accounts Users

Setting up Xero Accounts for Construction Reverse Charge VAT

Advice for users of the Desktop version of
Construction Manager

Reverse Charge VAT for users of the Desktop version

Updating customised layouts

Updating customised layouts in Construction Manager Cloud

Updating customised layouts in Desktop Construction Manager

Order layout changes for Reverse Charge VAT

JNC provide a standard report customisation service to prepare customers Sales Invoice and Subcontractor Payment Certificate Documents for Construction Reverse Charge VAT.

This Service includes the 3 changes below to Sales Invoice and Purchase Certificate Layouts to meet HMRC requirements for UK Domestic Reverse Charge VAT.

  1. New custom report layouts will be created from existing layouts to be used where reverse VAT is applicable
  2. This will be done for one of each custom report types.  I.e. Applications Certificates and Invoices for Customers and Subcontractors.  Up to 6 in total
  3. VAT Text boxes and VAT values are added to print the Reverse VAT Amount and show the text “Reverse charge: Customer to pay the VAT to HMRC”

The charge for this service is £199 + VAT per company that is used in Construction Manager.

Please complete the form below to order your layout changes.

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