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Handling the new Northern Ireland (XI) VAT reg prefix for customer in the United Kingdom tax regime

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edited Mar 16, 2021 3:44PM in Tax & Global 2 comments


We have a tax regimes for Ireland and the United Kingdom however for customers with the "XI" VAT reg prefix the validation on the reg number won't allow us to update the system.


As a result of Brexit the new Northern Ireland VAT reg number prefix "XI" has been introduced, we have some customers with only a XI VAT registration number therefore need to capture it against them. Our configuration is set around the tax regimes GB-VAT (Country = United Kingdom) and IE-VAT (Country = Ireland), when we try to update a customer's VAT with the new prefix we get the error:

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