Making Tax Digital

Accounts & Tax

What is Making Tax Digital and why should you care?

The taxman is abandoning paper form-filling in favour of software-based submissions, and he’s taking small businesses with him. Here’s what you need to know

Accounts & Tax

Best UK small business accounting software – review guide

Signing up for an online accountancy software package is inevitable as the government rolls out Making Tax Digital. We’ve compared the most popular small business accounting software packages on the market, so you don't have to

Accounts & Tax

All small businesses to go Making Tax Digital by 2024, Treasury suggests

Small businesses account for £13.4bn of the missing £31bn owed to HMRC each year by people and companies not paying enough tax

Accounts & Tax

How to boss payroll year-end during Covid-19

It’s hard to imagine a tougher year for business, with coronavirus and Brexit disrupting normal operations and making it hard for organisations to work cohesively

Accounts & Tax

Halt rollout of Making Tax Digital to smallest businesses, urge MPs

MPs question forcing the smallest microbusinesses to adopt expensive accounting software, say small businesses have hurt enough already


Labour to stop rollout of Making Tax Digital to all small businesses if it wins

Labour publishes 20 Pledges to Business bringing together all its reforms to help small businesses, including creation of Business Development Agency

Accounts & Tax

9 accounting software platforms for Making Tax Digital

Here, Mariah Tompkins scrutinises accounting software options that small businesses can use for their digital tax returns.


HMRC dismisses late tax return fines for struggling small business owners

For the second time in two months, thousands of businesses have escaped late penalties on their tax return.

Accounts & Tax

HMRC’s new digital VAT rules – 6 steps for submitting tax returns correctly

This handy checklist will give you the lowdown on how to comply with HMRC’s rollout of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT.

Accounts & Tax

MTD explained – what it all means and why there’s no need to panic

Despite much heralding as to its arrival Making Tax Digital is still confusing many small and growing businesses. Emily Coltman of FreeAgent offers an explanation of what it all means and what business owners need to do.

Business Technology

Making Tax Digital bridging software: what is it and how much does it cost?

Making Tax Digital is on the way and bridging software is the easiest way to become MTD-compliant for those who need to prepare.

Accounts & Tax

Making Tax Digital exemptions deadlines are unrealistic

Guidelines for those wishing to register as exempt for Making Tax Digital have been announced but these leave little time to apply according to one tax body

Partner content

How to prepare for business growth in 2022

The team at Funding Options explain how to prepare for business growth in 2022

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Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

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Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

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How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?