Guidance

Find software suppliers for sending VAT Returns and Income Tax updates

Find out which software packages support the Making Tax Digital pilots.

Overview

If you sign up to the Making Tax Digital pilots you’ll need software packages that, depending on your needs, let you:

If you’re an agent and you sign clients up to the pilots you’ll need one that lets you send these to HMRC on their behalf.

You’ll need this software to keep records of income and expenses for Income Tax, or sales and purchases for VAT. If you’re already using software to keep records, check with your provider when the software will be ready to allow you to send updates and submit returns to HMRC throughout the year.

Software providers

More providers and software will be available and added to the alphabetical lists below as the Making Tax Digital pilots progress.

Find compatible software for:

Compatible software for Income Tax only

Software provider Who can use this Feature(s)
Absolute Agents and businesses Digital record keeping
Updates to HMRC for self-employment
Updates to HMRC for UK property (excluding furnished holiday lettings)
Tax estimates from HMRC based on provided updates
Forbes Agents and businesses Digital record keeping
Updates to HMRC for self-employment
Updates to HMRC for UK property (excluding furnished holiday lettings)
Tax estimates from HMRC based on provided updates
IRIS Agents Digital record keeping
Updates to HMRC for self-employment
Updates to HMRC for UK property (excluding furnished holiday lettings)
Tax estimates from HMRC based on provided updates
Rhino Businesses Digital record keeping
Updates to HMRC for self-employment
Updates to HMRC for UK property (excluding furnished holiday lettings)
Tax estimates from HMRC based on provided updates

Compatible software for VAT only

Software provider Who can use this Feature(s)
aaaDataX Agents and businesses Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT payments
Accentra Primo Umbrella Businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Accuman - Integrated Management Accounts Agents and businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Accuman - MTD bridge Businesses Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
BTC Hub Agents and businesses Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
BTC VAT Agents and businesses Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Bx Businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Clearbooks Cashbook Agents and businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Coins construction Businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
Deloitte VAT Agents and businesses Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Efileready Agents and businesses Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Farmplan Businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
Liquid - Accounts Businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Liquid VAT filer Businesses Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
My Digital Accounts Agents and businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
No Worries - Simplifi Agents and businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
PWC spreadsheet Agents and businesses Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Quickbooks (Intuit) Agents and businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
Quickfile Agents and businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Sage 50 Agents and businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Tax Automation Agents and businesses Submit VAT Return
View VAT Return
Retrieve VAT liabilities
Retrieve VAT Payments
Xero Agents and businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return
Zoho Businesses Digital record keeping
Submit VAT Return

HMRC does not recommend or endorse any one product or software provider and is not responsible for any problems you have with software.

Other software suppliers supporting Making Tax Digital for VAT

Find out which suppliers HMRC is working with to produce suitable software for the Making Tax Digital for VAT pilot.

Published 15 March 2018
Last updated 16 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Software suppliers with products for submitting VAT Returns as part of the Making Tax Digital pilot have been added.
  2. Software features have been updated to show which products can be used to send Income Tax updates if you or your clients receive income from renting out UK property (excluding furnished holiday lettings).
  3. Software features have been updated to show which products can be used to send Income Tax updates if you or your clients receive income from renting out UK property (excluding furnished holiday lettings).
  4. Absolute and Forbes have been added to the software suppliers list.
  5. First published.