What is Making Tax Digital?
Making Tax Digital will transform HMRC into one of the world’s most advanced and efficient tax administrations.
As an accountant or bookkeeper, you can grow your business by ensuring your practice is ready and migrating your clients to HMRC-recognised software, like Xero.
Why choose Xero for Making Tax Digital?
Xero’s Making Tax Digital software has features that will ensure easy compliance – saving you and your clients precious time when it comes to VAT.
Know which VAT returns are due
View history and notes
Post VAT returns in real time
Drill down to transaction details
View and adjust VAT returns
Deploy faster using Xero’s bridging software
Already using Xero?
Get started with Making Tax Digital for VAT and switch to our new VAT software. You must sign up with HMRC first and then activate Xero’s Making Tax Digital for VAT feature.
If you and your clients have been participating in our beta programme, you don’t need to do anything – you’re already set up.
News and resources
Get the latest updates and tips to help you and your clients with Making Tax Digital.
Webinars for accountants and bookkeepers
Hear from our Making Tax Digital experts who will walk you through Xero’s Making Tax Digital for VAT software.
Quarterly MTD VAT returns due by 7 August
Follow these steps to ensure you and your clients are fully compliant.
Frequently asked questions
Gain a greater understanding of Making Tax Digital for VAT with these FAQs – and our answers.
Making Tax Digital for VAT software
It’s available in all Xero plans that support VAT at no extra cost.
Making Tax Digital bridging software
Xero’s bridging software means you can ease your clients into Making Tax Digital. It’s available in all Xero plans that support VAT.
Move clients to Making Tax Digital software
Easily convert client data to Xero from select Sage and Quickbooks desktop and online products with Movemybooks.