​VAT Invoice or Tax Invoice

VAT registered person or entity is required to issue tax invoices every time the transactions are made showing details of nature and value of goods sold or services provided and also amount of VAT due. Tax invoice is used as evidence for claiming input tax credit. Tax invoice must contain at least the following elements;

  • The word “Tax invoice” in a prominent place,
  • Name, address and tax identification number of the issuer,
  • Name and address of the purchaser or customers,
  • Serial numbers of tax invoice and tax invoice books (if applicable),
  • Description, value and quantity of goods or services;
  • Amount of VAT chargeable, and
  • Date of issuance.