Join Xero’s Making Tax Digital beta programme


Register your interest in the Xero MTD for VAT beta and prepare to make filing VAT returns a seamless experience.

In October 2018, HMRC announced the launch of their Making Tax Digital for VAT pilot, a positive step forward for Making Tax Digital for VAT.

We’ve been working closely with HMRC as a recognised software supplier to help ensure that Making Tax Digital for VAT runs like clockwork. Register your interest, get up to speed and place your business ahead of the rest before the 1 April 2019 deadline.

Are you eligible?

The pilot is now open to all businesses who are mandated from April. Businesses in the deferred group (mandated in October 2019) will not be able to join the pilot at this point in time, unless it is part of a VAT Group. For a list of deferred businesses, please keep an eye on HMRC’s guidance for updates.

If you're an accountant or bookeeper within a practice using Xero, or looking to sign up to Xero and would like to be part of the beta, please click here.

Register to join the MTD for VAT beta

If you're a Xero customer, you can register your interest in our new MTD for VAT beta. We’re phasing our beta and will be in touch via email if your application to the trial is successful. If you're not a Xero customer, you'll need to sign up before you can join the MTD for VAT beta.

Thank you for registering your interest in trialling Xero’s Making Tax Digital for VAT beta. Please keep an eye on your email and we’ll let you know next steps.

Get ready for Making Tax Digital

Beyond taking part in the beta there are lots of things you can do to prepare for Making Tax Digital in advance of the 1 April 2019 deadline.


Questions, questions...

Find out all you need to know about MTD for VAT with our FAQs.

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