Our MTD-ready products are: Sage Business Cloud Accounting, Sage Business Cloud Accounting Start, Sage 50cloud Accounts and Sage 200cloud.
To find out if your Sage 50 Accounts software is MTD-ready, enter your version and serial number in our checker tool here.
If you’re not on our MTD-ready software, call our team on 0191 479 5988 and we’ll be happy to discuss your options.
Yes, every business needs to sign up with HMRC for Making Tax Digital. If you don’t sign up, your submission will not be successful.
Please note, businesses that pay VAT by Direct Debit cannot sign up in the 7 working days leading up to, or the 5 working days after, sending a VAT Return.
Check out our handy checklist here for what you need to do next.
You will not have to follow the Making Tax Digital rules where HMRC is satisfied that: your business is run entirely by practising members of a religious society whose beliefs are incompatible with the requirements of the regulations (for example, those religious beliefs prevent them from using computers). It is not reasonably practicable for you to use digital tools to keep your business records or submit your returns, for reasons of age, disability, remoteness of location or for any other reason, you are subject to an insolvency procedure.
HMRC will decide if you meet exemption criteria so check with them directly and don’t just assume you meet the criteria, you don’t want to end up with a penalty.