Peers issue warning on MTD

The economic affairs committee of the House of Lords has called for a delay in the rollout of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT-registered businesses, currently scheduled to take effect on 1 April 2019. Among other recommendations, it calls for MTD for VAT to be...

HMRC extends MTD for VAT pilot

More than half a million businesses are now able to test out digital tax reporting for VAT, after HMRC extended its Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT pilot scheme to sole traders and companies. From 1 April 2019, VAT-registered businesses with a taxable turnover of...

HMRC approves 18 MTD software suppliers

HMRC has released a list of approved Making Tax Digital (MTD) software developers for VAT-registered businesses to use from next year. Businesses with annual taxable turnover of more than £85,000 will be required to maintain digital records for VAT and submit...

‘Raise the VAT threshold to stimulate SME growth’, IPSE says

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) has called for the VAT threshold to be increased, in response to a government consultation. The current £85,000 threshold at which businesses must register for VAT has been frozen until 2020,...