Course Details

Making Tax Digital is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their affairs. HMRC’s ambition is to become one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the world. Making Tax Digital is making fundamental changes to the way the tax system works – transforming tax administration so that it is:

  • more effective
  • more efficient
  • easier for taxpayers to get their tax right

This session will bring you up to speed on the MTD journey so far; particularly in regards to Making Tax Digital for VAT and the steps you need to take in order to file via MTD.

In this session Ian Hutchinson will cover the following:

  • Why are we doing Making Tax Digital
  • The MTD Journey so far
  • Digital Record Keeping
  • MTD Compatible Software
  • How and when to sign up to MTD for VAT

CPD Course Speaker


Ian Hutchinson

Ian Hutchinson is a project manager for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The HMRC is a non-ministerial department of the UK Government responsible for the collection of taxes, the payment of some forms of state support, the administration of other regulatory regimes including the national minimum wage and the issuance of national insurance numbers