Making Tax Digital Update

So what’s next - challenges for businesses Despite the revised timetable and the issue of some of the proposed detailed requirements, software developers will need time to produce and test the necessary software to meet the new requirements under MTDfB. Currently, 99% of VAT returns are filed online, yet just 12% of these returns are submitted using software. However, under MTD, VAT returns will need to be filed directly through functional compatible software rather than the information for the return being input directly via the Government Gateway with supporting spreadsheets.

Howwe can help Whatever the size of your business, MTD will ultimately affect your firm and we will help you to prepare for the new system ahead of the start date of April 2019. We, as your advisers, are carefully monitoring the progress on this issue so that we can deal with the new requirements once these are finalised. To discuss how the MTD reforms may affect you and your business, please contact

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graham.doubtfire@ scruttonbland.co.uk or tel 01206 838400.

Graham Doubtfire, Scrutton Bland Tax Partner

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