• HMRC changes for customers who pay VAT by Direct Debit

    HMRC are currently undergoing work on the transformation of VAT services which will involve migrating customers to a new IT platform. This impacts customers with an existing Direct Debit. 

    UK banking regulations require HMRC to hold a valid contact point…

  • HMRC planned downtime

    HMRC has advised that due to scheduled maintenance the MTD VAT online services won't be available between 9am and 9pm on Sunday 30 May. This means you, and your clients, won't be able to submit returns from Sage 50cloud Accounts during this time.…

  • Making Tax Digital - Enforcement of digital links rules

    From April 2021, HMRC are enforcing the digital links rules under Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT. We've summarised what's changing and what your clients need to do here >

  • UK VAT Return label changes

    For UK VAT Returns submitted from 8 April 2021, HMRC are changing the names of some of the boxes on the UK VAT Return to reflect that the UK is no longer part of the EU and to recognise the Northern Ireland Protocol changes.

    Don't worry, there's no action…

  • UK MTD Digital Links

    Are you using digital links?

    Under Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT you must keep digital records and any transfer or modification of that data must be done using digital links.

    Up to now HMRC have taken a soft landing approach to digital links, by…

  • Deferred VAT repayment scheme

    If you deferred your VAT payments which were due between 20 March and 30 June 2020 and you haven't yet paid the deferred amounts, HMRC's new repayment scheme is now open.

    Under the new scheme, qualifying businesses can repay the VAT in installments…

  • HMRC Deferred VAT repayment scheme is now open

    If your clients deferred their VAT payments which were due between 20 March and 30 June 2020 and haven't yet paid the deferred amounts, HMRC's new repayment scheme is now open.

    Under the new scheme, qualifying businesses can repay the VAT in instalments…