Are you ready for Making Tax Digital? Discover how to prepare for the new era of digital tax
Who does it apply to and when will the changes be happening? Find out the basics of what we know so far about HMRC's digital strategy.
Separate fact from fiction with our mythbusting guide.
Get all the key facts about HMRC's digital tax strategy that every small business owner and self-employed person should know.
Discover who HMRC has confirmed will be exempt from digital tax obligations.
Find out what small businesses and freelancers really think about Making Tax Digital in the results of our survey.
In the near future HMRC plans to "collect and process information affecting tax in as close to real-time as possible". Find out how real-time tax reporting will actually work in this quick guide.
HMRC has revealed the next steps sole traders should take in preparation for MTD for Income Tax.
The publication of the Finance Bill 2017-19 confirms the government's commitment to pushing MTD forward.
The government has announced that the implementation of Making Tax Digital has been delayed by at least a year. Find out when the changes are likely to affect you.
Find out what the coming months have in store for the UK's taxpayers as we reveal the top takeaways from our MTD beta research project, conducted in partnership with HMRC.
Following the announcement of a snap general election, MTD has been removed from the Finance Bill. Find out what this means for the initiative going forward.
News from HMRC on when Making Tax Digital will begin for businesses with an accounting year doesn't match the tax year.
Find out what Making Tax Digital announcements were made in this year's Budget.
Emily Coltman FCA, looks ahead to this year's Budget to predict what might be in store for Making Tax Digital.
HMRC responds to comments from taxpayers following the publication of its consultation for Making Tax Digital last August.
HMRC has published consultation documents setting out how it sees Making Tax Digital working and inviting comments from small business owners. Here's a summary of key takeaways from our chief accountant, Emily Coltman FCA.
Emily Coltman FCA, chief accountant to FreeAgent, gives a brief overview of what Making Tax Digital is, what's happening next and how you can keep up-to-date with progress.
Ed Molyneux, Founder and CEO of FreeAgent, discusses what MTD means for small businesses and their accountants.
More from HMRC
The latest guides from HMRC including an overview of Making Tax Digital, case studies and MTD mythbuster.
The consultation period ended in November 2016, but you can still read about the various considerations of HMRC's digital tax strategy.
Watch a recording of HMRC's introduction to Making Tax Digital webinar including an overview of all the consultations around specific elements of the Making Tax Digital reforms.
Jul - Dec 2017
Digital tax accounts show taxpayers an overview of their tax liabilities in one place.
HMRC begins a private pilot of Making Tax Digital for VAT.
Live pilot of Making Tax Digital for VAT begins.
Businesses with a turnover above the VAT threshold are required to keep digital records and submit quarterly returns for VAT purposes only.
Most businesses are able to voluntarily keep digital records for ‘other taxes’.
HMRC looks to widen the scope of Making Tax Digital.
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