Guidance

Manage your client's details for Making Tax Digital for VAT

If you’re a tax agent, use this service to manage your client's details if they have signed up to or opted out of Making Tax Digital for VAT.

Use this service for clients who’ve signed up or opted out of Making Tax Digital to:

  • change VAT details
  • print VAT certificates
  • cancel VAT registration
  • print VAT Returns
  • opt clients out of Making Tax Digital
  • sign clients up for Making Tax Digital
  • submit VAT returns for clients who’ve opted out of Making Tax Digital

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Start now

Before you start

You’ll need the Government Gateway user ID and password for your agent services account and information about the business.

If your client’s business details change, you must tell HMRC within 30 days.

When you cannot use this service

There’s a different way to:

Get help

If you need help changing your client’s details, contact the VAT online services helpdesk.

Published 16 October 2018
Last updated 25 November 2019 + show all updates
  1. You can use this service to print VAT Returns and sign opted out clients up for Making Tax Digital.

  2. The link for the 'start now' button has been updated on both the English and Welsh versions of the guidance.

  3. Use this service to manage your clients details if they have signed up to, or opted out of Making Tax Digital for VAT.

  4. You can use this service to change your client's VAT stagger.

  5. You can use this service to manage your client's VAT details. There's a different way to manage your own business's VAT account.

  6. You cannot use this service to update you client's bank account details for VAT repayments.

  7. You can now use the online service to change your client's VAT registration status, including cancelling their registration.

  8. First published.