Making Tax Digital (MTD)
Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT was first implemented in April 2019 which meant businesses with taxable turnover above the VAT registration threshold (currently £85,000) were required to keep business records for VAT purposes digitally and file VAT returns using MTD-compatible software.
From April 2022, the MTD requirements have been extend to all VAT registered businesses including those that have registered for VAT voluntarily.
If You’re Just Starting Out
We can assess and advise you on your options for VAT registration, the different types of VAT schemes may be available to you and the scheme that is most suitable for your business.
If you are not required to register for VAT, we will advise you whether you would benefit from voluntary registration.
If you are not registered for VAT, we will monitor your situation so that should it become compulsory for you to register we will complete any registration procedures with HMRC to ensure you remain compliant.
If You’re VAT Registered
We will keep on top of your VAT Returns, check your VAT Return figures are correct and submit your VAT Returns timely to HMRC using MTD-compatible software.
Should your turnover fall below the VAT de-registration threshold, we will let you know whether you would benefit from deregistering.
What If Something Goes Wrong?
Errors in VAT Returns, late registration, late submissions and late VAT payments can lead to interest charges and penalties.
HMRC carryout routine inspection of VAT registered businesses. Serious errors or omissions can lead to HMRC inquiries, large fines & penalties.
How We Can Help
Allowing us to take care of your VAT affairs will not only give you peace of mind but also help you avoid wasting your hard-earned cash on penalties and interests.