Making VAT Digital

Making Tax Digital for VAT, or Making VAT Digital (MVD) this section sets out who needs to follow the MVD rules, what software to use, what records to keep, and what agents need to do.

The Making VAT Digital (MVD) pilot opened on 16 October 2018. Find out who can use the pilot and how to join.

Making tax digital for VAT. Will it apply to me? Am I exempted? Am I deferred. Do I need new software to file VAT returns online?

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HMRC says that is working with more than 150 software suppliers who have said they’ll provide software for Making Tax Digital for VAT in time for April 2019.

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 HMRC has published VAT Notice, 700/22: Making Tax Digital for VAT, which sets out who needs to follow the MTD rules, what records need to be kept, and what agents need to do.

Measures for new penalties for late payment of Corporation Tax, Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, and VAT as well as new measures to change VAT repayment interest rules so that they more closely align to the rules for Income Tax Self-Assessment and Corporation Tax which have been dropped from Finance Bill 2019 will be included in a future Finance Bill.