VAT Returns & MTD Returns

Keep HMRC happy with our accurate and on time tax returns service!

Perfect Sums can complete and file your VAT returns on a monthly, quarterly, or an annual basis whether you are just starting your business or have been trading for ages. With our digital accounting software you will be gently reminded to send us your accounts well in advance of your VAT deadline so you can rest assured that you won’t receive any ‘late penalties’ from HMRC.

UK revenue

VAT is the third largest source of government revenue after income tax and National Insurance, generating £125.3 billion in 2017/18.

Why choose Perfect Sums for your VAT Returns?

Timely VAT Reminders

With our VAT service, you will be sent automatic reminders for when your accounts and returns are due, making sure all HMRC payments are made on time.

Bookkeeping and VAT Returns done all in house!

Send us your receipts or use our cloud-based software to upload your receipts on the go, and we can sort the rest! Bookkeeping and VAT accounts done by us and once authorised by you, we can submit your VAT to HMRC for you.


VAT monitoring & Advice

Perfect Sums can monitor and advise you on whether you need to be VAT registered or not. We can deal with all the paperwork for you.


VAT returns only service

We can check and submit your VAT returns from your own bookkeeping records.

Plans to suit you

Perfect Sums can tailor a package that suits your business needs and budget.


Collection & Returns service

For those in Cornwall, we can offer a collection service if required for an additional fee.

What is the process for completing your VAT returns?

Number 1

We will send you quarterly reminders

We will remind you of when your VAT returns are due and will ask for your bookkeeping records.

Number 2

We complete your VAT return

Once we have compiled your VAT return, we will send them to you for double checking to ensure they are accurate.

Number 3

We will submit your VAT return

Once we have your approval, we will submit your VAT return to HMRC for you.

What are the advantages of using Perfect Sums for our joint Bookkeeping and VAT Returns?


VAT is complex and ever-changing! By using a bookkeeper to file your VAT returns ensures you are keeping up to date with current legislation.


Bookkeepers can keep a watchful eye on your finances and can advise you of when to register and equally de-register for VAT to save money and prevent any unwanted penalties from HMRC.


Perfect Sums can offer you a complete service – doing both your bookkeeping and VAT submissions for you! Saving you time and money by keeping it all ‘in house’.

FAQ: Can you submit my VAT returns, even if I do my own bookkeeping?

Of course, Perfect Sums can complete and file your VAT returns for you whether we carry out your bookkeeping or not. We can check the figures you have produced and submit the return for you.

What Our Customers Say

“Claire is that rare combination of a thoroughly good person and a professional star who is always ready to help. Her personal and work values resonate through her team. It’s important to say that Claire doesn’t just do the bookkeeping. She looks after us. She understands our businesses aims and its immediate needs – she cares about us and will always go that extra mile. Claire is at the cutting edge of accountancy technologies and keeps us absolutely up to date with relevant opportunities so that we work better and smarter. I have no hesitation in thoroughly recommending Perfect Sums.”
Tim, Managing Director at Idenna Creative

Ready to get started?

Book yourself a call-back from our amazing team and we’ll find the right package to suit your needs and budget.

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We Work With

Perfect Sums uses a variety of online cloud-based accounting software to deliver our most efficient services to our clients. We predominantly use Xero, QuickBooks, Sage, Dext and Client Engager.