VAT receipts rise to record £133 billion

The amount of VAT collected in the last 12 months has risen to a record £133 billion, with a significant contribution from the retail and wholesale sectors.

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120,000 businesses failed to meet the Making Tax Digital deadline

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed that 1.1 million businesses have now signed up for Making Tax Digital (MTD) and so far, 1.2 million VAT returns have been successfully submitted through the service.

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Making Tax Digital: what happens next?

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT was launched in April 2019, which means that hundreds of thousands of businesses are now recording and reporting their accounts digitally to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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What happens if I don’t understand VAT?

What your business needs to know about VAT…

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Thousands of businesses struggling to get to grips with MTD

According to the latest industry research, thousands of businesses are struggling to get to grips with Making Tax Digital (MTD).

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Half of all SMEs make VAT return mistakes

Half of all small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) make errors when filing their VAT returns, according to the latest research.

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HMRC publishes Making Tax Digital ‘Mythbusters’ helpsheet

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published a Making Tax Digital (MTD) ‘Mythbusters’ helpsheet to clarify the current situation regarding businesses and MTD.

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Making Tax Digital – important updates

The VAT notice for Making Tax Digital (MTD) has been updated, relaxing the rules to help clients.

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Is your business compliant with the Making Tax Digital rules?

According to new research, thousands of UK businesses could find themselves under scrutiny from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for failing to follow new rules on keeping digital records.

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UK ‘tax gap’ at record low, figures reveal

The tax gap – the difference between the amount of tax that should be paid and what is actually paid – has shrunk to just 5.6 per cent.

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Next Steps for Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital (MTD) was launched in April 2019 for VAT. Now, hundreds of thousands of VAT-registered businesses who are above the VAT threshold of £85,000 are recording and reporting their accounts digitally to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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Making tax digital is live today, yet one million businesses are not registered

As of today, UK based businesses that have a taxable turnover above the VAT threshold of £85,000 will be required to switch to the new digital tax service to report earnings and calculate VAT owed.

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HMRC reveals MTD registration takes seven working days

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned that registration for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT will take up to seven days to complete and will not be a real-time service.

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Should HMRC delay Making Tax Digital for VAT?

The Lords Economic Affairs Committee says the Government need to listen to small businesses and delay the rollout of Making Tax Digital for VAT programme by at least a year. Recently, the House of Lords’ Economic Affairs Committee has called

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SMEs urged to claim broadband vouchers

The Government is urging SMEs make use of a scheme that can earn them a £2,500 voucher towards the installation of fibre optic broadband.

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