Chapter 4

MTD for VAT: key dates for your business

We provide a handy list of key dates to bear in mind to help you with MTD for VAT compliance.

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MTD for VAT roadmap

Making Tax Digital deadlines are the same as standard VAT returns, so you don’t have to change the dates that you usually file and pay your taxes.

If you are unsure of the date your first MTD return is due, check the filing deadline in the VAT account section on HMRC’s website or contact your accountant or bookkeeper if they file returns on your behalf.


Xero does not provide accounting, tax, business or legal advice. This guide has been provided for information purposes only. You should consult your own professional advisors for advice directly relating to your business or before taking action in relation to any of the content provided.

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