Making Tax Digital for VAT update: Partnerships are part of the public pilot for MTD

As of 20th December 2018, Partnerships are able to join the MTD VAT public beta and begin to stress test the Making tax digital service ahead of its mandatory introduction date 1st April 2019.

In a previous article in December 2018 where HMRC had Service Downtime to schedule a release to the MTD VAT service to allow more functionality and for HMRC to add more and open up the pilot to more of the customer types including Partnerships. The MTD VAT service enabling it to release additional functionality, it has been testing the additional elements of the service with small numbers of invited businesses and agents.

Making Tax Digital for VAT Partnerships are part of the HMRC public pilot for MTD

HMRC have confirmed that the following completion of testing partnerships can now (as of 20th December 2018) join the service.

In the run-up to Making Tax Digital for VAT’s current go-live date of 1st April, the pilot will be opened to more businesses, and HMRC advises businesses, taxpayers and agents to check regularly on their MTD pages.

HMRC has also updated its guidance to reflect the fact that Flat Rate Scheme users can now join the pilot.

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