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Completing the Cost Price List Template

The Cost Price List template is an MS Excel file used to report the cost price of goods sold for VAT reporting purposes. For Amazon sellers, the Cost Price List template only needs to be submitted for transactions that are "FC transfers", the movement of stock between fulfillment centers. The Cost Price List template is available to download here: Cost price list.xls.

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Tip

The template has helpful comments in the header row to explain the requirements for each column. Hover over the header row in the template to see these helpful tips.

Once the template has been populated it can be uploaded to Avalara VAT Returns.

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Important

Please ensure all data has been entered correctly before submitting. Errors in the data or template may cause delays with filing.

Tips for successfully completing the Cost Price List Template

The following information will assist with completing the template correctly:

  • Only use the template provided.
  • Save and upload it as an .xls file, not .csv.
  • Please do not add new sheets, columns, total rows, or alter the format, structure, or headings of the template. Doing so renders the template incompatible with our system.
  • When entering unit cost, please do not include any currency symbols or other currency denominators, just include the actual numerical cost value.
  • Please enter currency codes using the appropriate three alphabetic character ISO Standard 4217 code.

Cost Price List Template field and heading details

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Tip

The Cost Price List Template has helpful comments in the header row to explain the requirements for each column. Hover over the header row in the template to see these helpful tips.

This section will provide further information on the effective use of the Cost Price List Template.

Column Name / Heading Details and additional information

Title

Description of the goods.

Unit Cost

Net price paid per unit to the supplier. 

When entering unit cost, please do not include any currency symbols or other currency denominators, just include the actual numerical cost value.

Currency

The currency the invoice is issued in.

Please enter currency codes using the appropriate three alphabetic character ISO Standard 4217 code. e.g. EUR, GBP.

GTU Code

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Important

Only required for Polish VAT returns.

If your transaction meets certain criteria you will need to enter a GTU code here. Only enter the alpha-numeric code, e.g. GTU_01.

Available definitions:

  • GTU_01 - Alcohol
  • GTU_02 - Oil and fuel
  • GTU_03 - Heating oil
  • GTU_04 - Tobacco
  • GTU_05 - Waste
  • GTU_06 - Electronic devices
  • GTU_07 - Vehicles and car parts
  • GTU_08 - Precious and base metals
  • GTU_09 - Medicines 
  • GTU_10 - Buildings and land
  • GTU_11 - Greenhouse gas emission trading
  • GTU_12 - Intangible services
  • GTU_13 - Transport

Frequently asked questions about the Cost Price List Template

 

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