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VAT Ready Features in Zoho Inventory

This section will give you a brief overview about the VAT Ready features that are available in Zoho Inventory.

Configuring your Zoho Inventory account

Zoho Inventory is now VAT ready. As part of the rollout, you will have to follow a few basic steps in order to get your organization VAT compliant.

Enabling Tax Settings

To enable the VAT settings for your organization in Zoho Inventory, follow these steps:

Setting up Tax Rates

Once you’re done with the VAT Settings, the next step is to set up the VAT Rates.

There are two default VAT rates:

  1. Standard Rate (5%)
  2. Zero Rate (0%)

To add additional VAT rates:

A list of tax rates is displayed.

New VAT Rate


Adding the Tax Registration Number of your contacts

You can classify your contacts under these five categories:

Associating one of the above categories to your contacts will be helpful while filing your VAT returns. For example, if you’re recording a contact as a VAT Registered business, you will be including their Tax Registration Number which will later be helpful while filing VAT returns.

To add Tax Registration Number to your contacts, follow the steps mentioned below:

Tax preference

The Tax Registration Number added will be displayed in all transactions that you raise for the particular contact.


Classifying your Items

With Zoho Inventory, you can classify your items into Goods or Services. Whenever you create an item, you will be asked to choose whether it a good or service. You can also mark a product as excise product to stay compliant with VAT.


Visit our resources section to gain more insight on VAT.

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