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Find software that's compatible with Making Tax Digital for VAT

Check which software packages are compatible with Making Tax Digital for VAT.

All VAT registered businesses who have not yet signed up for Making Tax Digital for VAT need to do so. Find out when to sign up for Making Tax Digital and start keeping digital records.

Before you sign up to Making Tax Digital for VAT you’ll need either:

  • a compatible software package that allows you to keep digital records and submit VAT Returns
  • bridging software to connect non-compatible software (like spreadsheets) to HMRC systems

If you use an agent or accountant, talk to them about what software you need.

Watch a video about getting compatible software.

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After you’ve got the right software

If you’re signing up your own business, sign up for Making Tax Digital for VAT.

If you’re an agent signing up a client’s business create an agent services account - this is different to your HMRC online services for agents account.

Published 25 February 2019
Last updated 1 April 2022 + show all updates
  1. Information has been updated to reflect the fact that VAT registered businesses with taxable turnover below the registration threshold will also need to follow the Making Tax Digital rules from 1 April 2022.

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