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VAT Return

The VAT return functionality for Switzerland has been enhanced by providing the following reporting activities:
  • Manage Tax Items

  • Post Tax Payables

The VAT Return report generates now an XML file to comply with the newest legal requirements.

Furthermore, corrections to an already completed VAT return have been enabled by creating a new correction run phase.

You generate the VAT Return for Switzerland using the Run Compliance Reports app.

Technical Details



Functional Localization

Localized for Switzerland

Scope Item

1J2 (Advance Compliance Reporting)

Application Component


Available As Of

SAP S/4HANA 1909

Additional Details

If you need to create an incident regarding this feature, you can also use component XX-CSC-CH-FI.

Effects on Customizing

In order to generate the XML file mentioned above, you have to perform the following customizing steps:

  1. Go to Customizing (SPROtransaction) under Start of the navigation pathFinancial Accounting Next navigation step Advance Compliance Reporting Next navigation step  Setting Up Your Compliance ReportingEnd of the navigation path

  2. In the Set Properties of the Reporting Activity activity, limit the validity of the CH_VAT_DCL_2018_V0_S activity key. You do this by changing the Use Until date to 31.12.2018.
  3. In the Enter Parameters Specific to Reporting Entity activity, enter a parameter, for example, CH_VAT_COMPANY_NAME.