VAT Outsourcing

Handling VAT returns is time consuming and process based – perfect for outsourcing if you run a finance team in business and want to free up your team’s time to focus on high level work. Or if you’re an accountant in practice keen to give your clients more without taking on more routine work yourself.

But there’s more to it than that, even: the more VAT returns your process, the more expert you become, and our team, it’s fair to say, has its eye in. You’ll be amazed at the speed and accuracy with which they work. You’ll achieve the highest level of compliance with the minimum of effort.

VAT Outsourcing

Our VAT return outsourcing service integrates seamlessly with our outsourced bookkeeping offer, or you can hand over your workings to us for final processing and submission to HMRC. We’re also able to act as VAT agents if required, via our UK head office, and can support VAT investigations.

Because we work with the systems you already have in place rather than imposing our preferred setup on you, you’ll find the process of outsourcing your VAT processing as straightforward as can be.

With the extra capacity our business has continued to grow. We spend less time moving figures around and more time ensuring our customers really understand the accounts to make a difference in their business. We’ve been working with Diamond outsourcing for 2 years now and I have continued to recommend them to my peers.

— Sole practitioner, Oxfordshire

Four easy steps

Our process is straightforward and transparent

step one


Our UK management team will work with you to set up goals and processes – who is responsible for what and how it will work in practice.

step two


We'll brief the overseas audit team and get you connected. You'll manage them directly but can call on us whenever you need to.

step three


The audit processing team will work through the tasks you set them, from reviewing accounts to running audit tests.

step four

Results review

They'll present outputs on the agreed schedule and we'll check in with you to confirm you're happy with the results.

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