HMRC Update: MTD for VAT Service Downtime

Date Published: August 19, 2020

Category: Making Tax Digital

HMRC will be undergoing scheduled maintenance over this weekend, during which time Making Tax Digital services will be affected.

The maintenance will take place between 7:45 pm on Saturday 22 August and 4:30 pm on Monday 24 August 2020.

The work will allow HMRC to release additional functionality, including improvements to the registration process.

During this time, customers will be unable to:

  • submit returns
  • set up new direct debits or amend or cancel existing ones
  • sign up for Making Tax Digital
  • view previous submissions and payment details

This downtime will affect BTCHub.

Details of the planned downtime have also been published on GOV.UK

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