MTD bridging software for VAT | QuickBooks for accountants

Making Tax Digital software for spreadsheet clients

Making Tax Digital (MTD) rules are changing. Help your clients comply, with MTD bridging software from QuickBooks - a flexible solution for spreadsheet users and businesses with complex VAT needs. Then you can move them to the cloud whenever they’re ready.

If you’re a sole trader or small business owner, explore QuickBooks’ software for making tax digital.

  • MTD-ready

  • HMRC recognised

Making Tax Digital with spreadsheets? Our software’s got you covered

The all-in-one solution for Making Tax Digital

Take the pressure off

Take the pressure off

Do your clients love their spreadsheets? No problem. Keep them compliant without the need to change how they do things.

Offer a flexible solution

Offer a flexible solution

The 9-box VAT summary creates the final digital link between your clients' spreadsheets and HMRC.

Access from anywhere

Support all your clients in one place

QuickBooks’ bridging software is included in our cloud-accounting software subscription at no additional cost.

Get ahead of the deadlines

Soon, almost all small businesses will need to comply with Making Tax Digital for VAT. That means even those who use manual methods like spreadsheets will need to submit their returns to HMRC using digital links. Be confident that all your clients are MTD-ready ahead of the following deadlines.

April 2022:

Making Tax Digital for VAT applies for nearly all VAT-registered businesses

April 2026:

Making Tax Digital for Income Tax applies to self-employed businesses and landlords with annual business or property income above £50,000

April 2027:

Making Tax Digital for Income Tax applies to self-employed businesses and landlords with annual business or property income above £30,000

Changes to corporation tax are likely to follow in due course.

Submit VAT effortlessly

QuickBooks’ MTD bridging software helps your spreadsheet clients comply with Making Tax Digital without changing the way they manage their VAT. You can get started in two simple steps.

  • 1. Register your clients for MTD with HMRC.
  • 2. Upload your clients' VAT returns in QuickBooks. All we need is a 9-box summary.
  • 3. Submit VAT returns to HMRC.

See how easy it is to submit VAT from Excel or other spreadsheets

Making Tax Digital with spreadsheets? Our software’s got you covered

QuickBooks: Your partner for Making Tax Digital

QuickBooks Online Accountant can help you grow your practice, save money and free up your time so you can focus on supporting your clients. Join our community and enjoy these benefits:

MTD training for accountants

MTD training for accountants

QuickBooks for accountants provides you with the resources you need to be ready for Making Tax Digital. Take advantage of free QuickBooks training to learn how to prepare for the next phase of MTD for VAT.

Introductions to new clients

Introductions to new clients

Publish your profile on our directory of accountants, where thousands of small businesses go to find professional support.

MTD marketing materials

MTD marketing materials

Join our free ProAdvisor programme to access MTD marketing materials that will help you grow your practice.

Free onboarding support

Free onboarding support

Getting set up with QuickBooks is easy - we’re here to help every step of the way. Book a consultation to get free onboarding support from our dedicated team of specialists.

Discounted rates for your clients

Discounted rates for your clients

Get discounted QuickBooks Online subscriptions to offer to your clients. Get in touch with a member of the team to learn more.

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Free bridging software with every QuickBooks Online subscription

Bridging software for VAT is available for every one of your clients as part of their QuickBooks Online subscription.

Frequently asked questions

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