Making Tax Digital

Articles, news and advice on Making Tax Digital (MTD) – the government’s initiative to simplify tax accounting for UK businesses and individuals.


Making Tax Digital will set firms back £1.5bn in upfront costs

Making Tax Digital set to knock businesses back by £1.5bn in upfront costs, highlights the government's spending watchdog.

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Basis Period Reform and Making Tax Digital: Everything you need to know 

Who will be affected by the basis period reform? How will the new system work? And what do you need to do to prepare? We explain all

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Making Tax Digital: The closure of VAT online accounts

Making Tax Digital is now mandated by law, and sine the 1 November businesses can no longer be able to use their existing VAT online accounts.

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9 myths about Making Tax Digital busted

There’s been a lot of misinformation around Making Tax Digital (MTD), leaving many businesses wondering how exactly it applies to them, what their responsibilities are, and whether it will affect their tax liability.  

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Making Tax Digital for Income Tax: The lowdown

HMRC has confirmed that the Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self-Assessment mandate will be delayed until 2026 and will launch using a phased approach.

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Making Tax Digital mothballed for millions of self-employed

HMRC postpones Making Tax Digital income tax reporting for millions of small businesses, raising threshold to £30,000 income from April 2026


Self-employed Making Tax Digital faces delay until 2026

Treasury set to announce two-year delay to rolling out its Making Tax Digital system to the self-employed and microbusinesses earning over £10,000 from April 2024 to 2026


How to do bookkeeping as a small business

Keeping on top of your accounts as a small business needn’t be a headache. With the right approach and tools, it can be incredibly useful. Little and often is the key, says Ryan Grundy


Bookkeeping when you’re a sole trader

What’s the difference between bookkeeping and accounting? Do you even need to do bookkeeping as a sole trader? Kate Gloudemans answers your questions


Best UK small business accounting software – review guide

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Making Tax Digital for VAT post April – what now?

Every VAT-registered business will have to register with Making Tax Digital from 1 April. Fabiano Rocha of Sage explains how HMRC digital VAT reporting is changing and what future changes we can expect

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What is the HMRC penalty system for Making Tax Digital?

HMRC’s new penalty regime is intended to be fairer and less severe in order to promote more timely submissions. We explain how it works and when it comes into force

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