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Most Businesses are now required to submit VAT returns digitally via MTD-​ready software. Simply book your free telephone consultation today and we’ll help you get it done.

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VAT rules are changing

From 1st April 2021

HMRCs MTD soft landing period’ on digital links will end. This means that you will no longer be able to copy and paste information between products or spreadsheets and the information must be digitally connected for you to submit your VAT return.

All of our Sage Business Cloud products are MTD ready and will enable you to submit your VAT digitally.

From 8th April 2021

HMRC are withdrawing the XML VAT submission channel. This will affect you if you are a voluntary VAT filer not yet registered for MTD and you currently submit VAT returns through software.

If this is the case, you will have 2 options - you can file your VAT returns manually through the HMRC Gateway, or you can register now for MTD for VAT and continue to submit VAT returns through our MTD-ready software.

From 1st April 2022

Making Tax Digital for VAT will apply to all VAT-registered businesses, so those classed as voluntary with a taxable turnover below the VAT threshold will need to ensure they are MTD ready.

If you are impacted by the changes, or need to check if they will affect you, don’t worry - we’re here to help. Simply book your free telephone consultation today and we’ll help you get it done.

Your Making Tax Digital solution

Sage has a long history of working with British businesses and accountants. We'll help you transition to Making Tax Digital compliance.

HMRC trusted

Sage has been working with HMRC on MTD for years to ensure our accounting products are leading the way in compliance.

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Submit your VAT return with confidence. Market-leading software in line with legislation. Making Tax Digital is no different.

World-class support

Digital content, expert-led webinars, live events, webchat and telephone support, all the way to bespoke services designed to support your business including 1-2-1 training and onsite support.

Pioneering technology

We've been helping with VAT for years so you won't get left behind. We make sure the changes will feel as small as possible.

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Sage Business Cloud offers solutions for businesses of all sizes. Software that grows as your business does, meeting your needs every step of the way.

Making Tax Digital news and advice

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