Unlike me, who is not VAT-registered and only does his company accounts once a year when he needs to submit a tax return (usually on or around the last possible day…), my wife needs to be a bit more organised and, since she shares the same Office 365 hosting arrangements, I needed to dig out some VAT invoices for her today. I can never remember how to do this, so maybe blogging it will help me in a few months’ time (and may help someone else too)…
- Sign into the customer portal.
- On the admin page, on the left pane, under Subscription, click Manage.
- Click on the plan name – for me, that’s Microsoft Office 365 (Plan P1).
- On the subscription details page click View bill.
If you want to download/print a bill, printable invoices and a graphical billing history are available (links in the top-right corner of the Online Bill portal)
Incidentally, I hadn’t previously noticed that the rate of VAT on my account is 23% – that’s because it’s billed in Ireland, allegedly to avoid* UK corporation tax…
*Tax avoidance is legal, even if morally dubious (particularly on the scale at which large corporations work). Evasion would not be