Customers and Vendors

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You can configure the tax treatment for your customers or vendors in Zoho Books. While adding customers or vendors, you need to select the appropriate VAT treatment for each of them. Learn more about adding customers or vendors.

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In Zoho Books, you can store the following tax information of your customers or vendors:

Tax Treatment

In Zoho Books, you can store the following tax information of your customers or vendors:

Tax Treatment Description
VAT Registered The business is in Saudi Arabia and is registered for VAT.
Non VAT Registered The business is in Saudi Arabia and is not registered for VAT.
GCC VAT Registered The business is in any of the GCC member states except Saudi Arabia and is registered for VAT.
GCC Non VAT Registered The business is in any of the GCC member states except Saudi Arabia and is not registered for VAT.
Non GCC The business is not in any of the GCC member states. 

Tax Registration Number (TRN)

The TRN is a unique 15-digit number assigned to a VAT registered person in Saudi Arabia. It will be displayed on all the transactions once you enter it here.

Place of Supply

The place of supply is where a transaction is considered to have occurred for VAT purposes. Place of supply is determined differently for goods and for services. Learn more about Place of Supply. For a customer or vendor in Saudi Arabia, the place of supply will always be Saudi Arabia. For a customer or vendor in the GCC, the place of supply can be any one of the following member states:

Currency

If the customer or vendor is dealing with a currency other than SAR, you can select their currency as well. The tax treatment of your customers will affect your transactions in Zoho Books. 

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