Guidance

Local Test Service and LTS update manager

A guide for software developers to installing and running the Local Test Service on Windows.

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LTS 5.5

Installing and running the Local Test Service on Windows

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Details

Use the Local Test Service tool to test your software against HM Revenue and Customs rules within your own environment.

Download the Local Test Service tool and save to an appropriate location.

Once downloaded locate the file, right click it and choose option ‘Extract all’ (Note: if you have Winzip installed then the ‘Extract all’ option may not show up, you will have an option to ‘Extract to’ instead.

Version 7 of the Java Software Development Kit (SDK) needs to be installed and working.

Published 1 October 2014
Last updated 9 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Local Test Service version 5.5 is now available.
  2. The Local Test Service and LTS update manager page has been updated with a service availability message.
  3. The software developers guide 'Local Test Service' has been updated to LTS 5.4.
  4. The software developers guide 'Local Test Service' has been updated to LTS 5.3.
  5. First published.