Create Templates for Telematic VAT Statements in Text File Format

In order to submit VAT statements electronically, you must create templates to generate the required files. You can submit files in text format and in XML format. This procedure describes how to create templates for text files.

For more information, see the Spanish Tax Agency website.

To create a template for VAT statements in text file format

  1. Choose the Search for Page or Report icon, enter VAT Statement, and then choose the appropriate link.

  2. Select the required VAT statement, and then choose the Design txt file action.

  3. On the Transference Format page, fill in the fields as described in the following table.


    The values for the fields are determined by the tax authorities.

    For more information, see the Spanish Tax Agency website.

    Field Description
    VAT Stmt. Name Specify the VAT statement name that this template is for.
    No. Specify the field number in the text file.
    Position Specify the position of this field in the text file.
    Length Specify the length of the field.
    Type Specify the type of the field. The available options are Alphanumerical, Numerical, Fix, Ask, and Currency.
    Subtype Specify the subtype of the field.

    The subtype specifies if the line must show only the integer part of an amount, the decimal part, or the full amount.
    Description Specify the text that you want to appear on the label.
    Value Specify the value for the label.
    Box Specify the box number from which to retrieve the data.
  4. Repeat the previous step for additional lines in the VAT statement.

  5. Choose the OK button.

This creates the template. Now, you can create a file that you can then submit to the tax authorities.

See Also

Export VAT Statements in Text Format
Create Templates for Telematic VAT Statements in XML File Format