As our regular readers will be aware, the government has back-tracked on their original proposal to digitise taxpayers’ affairs. The original plan, to have most self-employed traders and landlords uploading accounts and VAT data from April 2018, was scrapped. The new plan, delayed until April 2019, requires traders registered for VAT, and with turnover above […]

There is evidence that HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) implementation team are working with advisors and their clients to beta test the computer systems that will drive the quarterly upload process when it is timed to begin April 2018. For those readers who may have missed our previous updates on this topic, MTD aims to […]

We have now seen the response of HMRC to representations made by accountants and other interested parties to their Making Tax Digital (MTD) agenda. A reminder that MTD will result in the gradual digitisation of small business (including landlords) reporting to HMRC. The present proposals will oblige smaller businesses to upload quarterly data to HMRC […]