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Data and template types

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Important

When filing VAT Returns in certain countries, such as Poland, submitted data must meet the Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T) requirements. View more information on SAF-T and filing VAT returns in Poland.

Depending on the nature of your business, the type and number of files that you will need to upload will differ. Commonly requested data includes:

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Where currency conversion is required, please use the relevant European Central Bank foreign exchange reference rate.

 

AvaTemplate

The AvaTemplate is an MS Excel file used to report your transactions and is often requested on a monthly basis.

  1. The AvaTemplate is available to download here: AvaTemplate.xlsx.
  2.  For in-depth details on successfully populating the AvaTemplate, please see the Completing the AvaTemplate help article.
  3. Once the template has been successfully populated, it can be uploaded to Avalara VAT Returns.
Tip icon If you have any problems successfully completing the AvaTemplate, troubleshooting steps are available in the Reviewing Data in the AvaTemplate help article.

Amazon VAT Transaction Report (AVTR)

The Amazon Vat Transaction Report (AVTR) is a text file used to report transactions on Amazon. The AVTR report is downloadable from Amazon Seller Central and is often requested on a monthly basis.

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Important

Please do not alter the file, just download it then upload it to the Avalara VAT Returns portal.

Follow these steps to download a copy of your Amazon VAT Transaction Report.

  1. Log onto Amazon Seller Central and click on Reports > Fulfillment by Amazon.
  2. In the Tax sub-section, click on Amazon VAT Transaction Report.
  3. Select the relevant month then select the Request Download button.
  4. Once the files have been downloaded, the data can be uploaded to Avalara VAT Returns.
Tip icon Data is downloaded by month so for quarterly filing, three separate downloads from Amazon will be required.

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.

Tip icon 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.
  1. The Cost Price List template is available to download here: Cost price list.xls.
  2. For in-depth details on successfully populating the Cost Price List template, please see the Completing the Cost Price List template help article.
  3. Once the template has been successfully populated, it can be uploaded to Avalara VAT Returns.

Variable VAT Rate Template

The Variable VAT Rate Template is an MS Excel file used to report the variable VAT rate of certain goods.

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