Making Tax Digital for Accountants & Bookkeepers

Making Tax

Prepare VAT, view submitted returns, check what is owed and view payment history. Use SmartScan™ to automatically scan for commons errors, duplicates and anomalies before submitting directly to HMRC.

MTD Hotline: 0808 168 4238

Get your clients MTD-ready whatever their needs

QuickBooks offers two simple ways to help your clients become MTD compliant whatever their current record-keeping method.

Track & file VAT with Accounting Software

Migrate your clients’ accounts to QuickBooks to track, calculate and file VAT securely to HMRC.

File VAT with Bridging Software

Use our bridging feature in QuickBooks to get your spreadsheet clients and those with complex VAT schemes ready for MTD. Watch now

Easy for your practice

Being ready for MTD means choosing the right software. Here are the 5 steps to Making Tax Easy and all the ways we are supporting you on your journey.

1. Free MTD consultation & support

Learn more about MTD and how QuickBooks Online Accountant can help. We’ve been working closely with HMRC to make sure you have all the support you need – watch our co-hosted webinar to find out more. We also offer free QuickBooks training, from classroom sessions, live webinars and on demand video. Set up a consultation now.

2. Easy transition for your clients

Get setup on QuickBooks with the support of your dedicated account manager and utilise our client analysis tool to get the key insights you need to segment your clients first impacted by MTD. When you’re ready, we offer free data migration. Sign up now.

3. Easy MTD for VAT filing

Use SmartScan™ to save time on manual checks and ensure accuracy before filing directly to HMRC. SmartScan automatically scans for common errors, duplicates and anomalies. Sign up now.

4. Award-winning support

Our free UK-based phone support team are on hand to help when you need them. Our innovative SmartLook technology connects you to a QuickBooks expert on screen to resolve your issue quickly.

5. Ready for easy growth?

Our free ProAdvisor programme supplies you with marketing campaigns and material for you to provide to your clients, helping you to grow and position your practice as MTD-ready. Publish your profile on our Find-A-ProAdvisor directory, where thousands of UK small businesses can find you. Learn more.

Upcoming MTD Webinars

What accountants and bookkeepers say about us

"QuickBooks Online Accountant helps us add value and work more effectively by providing much better insights into our clients’ businesses."

- Charlie Carne, Charlie Carne & Co, Chartered Accountants

"The partner programme was a major factor in the decision for me to move my practice over to QuickBooks."

- Gerhard Visagie, Director, Exceed UK

"Being an accountant I wanted to find a product that I would use myself and more importantly it needs to be user friendly so the non accountants can use it too."

- App Store Review (CathyUK74)

Get the tools you need to be MTD ready in no time

Being successful with MTD means more than having the right software. Our new guide tells you about all the tools and support you’ll need to get your business and clients ready for MTD. These new tools will help you provide a seamless and stress-free experience for your clients.

* If you select the Free Trial option the first thirty (30) days subscription to QuickBooks, starting from the date of enrolment, is free. To continue using QuickBooks after your 30-day trial, you'll be asked to present a valid credit card for authorisation, and you'll be charged the then current fee for the service(s) you've selected. All prices shown exclude VAT. Offer(s) are valid for new QuickBooks customers only and available for a limited time. Offer cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice.

QuickBooks Making Tax Digital for VAT software is available to all QuickBooks Simple Start, Essential and Plus subscribers. Use of QuickBooks MTD for VAT software and bridging software must be aligned with HMRC's eligibility requirements and includes additional set up between the small business and HMRC.

QuickBooks MTD software currently supports Standard, Cash and Flat Rate schemes. QuickBooks Bridging Software supports Standard and Cash schemes. Annual submissions are not currently supported but will be coming soon. Businesses whose home currency is not GBP are currently not supported.

60% promotion ends at 23:59 on 7 August 2019. Receive a 60% discount off the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Simple Start or 62% discount off the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Essentials or 60% discount off the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Plus for the first 6 months of service, starting from date of enrolment, followed by the then current monthly price. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis until you cancel. You must select the Buy Now option and will not receive a 30-day trial. Offer valid for new QuickBooks Online customers only. No limit on the number of subscriptions ordered. You can cancel at any time by calling 0808 168 9533. Discount cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers, such as the Movemybooks service. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice. All prices shown exclude VAT.

Receive a 63% discount off the current monthly subscription price for the first 6 months of service starting from the date you subscribe for the service. In order to obtain the discount you need to select the Buy Now option and will not receive the free 30 days trial offer. After the first 6 months, your account will be charged on a monthly basis at the then current price until you cancel. The above discount offer is available only to new QuickBooks Self-Employed customers and cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers.

Receive a 63% discount off the current monthly subscription price for the first 6 months of service starting from the date you subscribe for the service. In order to obtain the discount you need to select the Buy Now option and will not receive the free 30 days trial offer. After the first 6 months, your account will be charged on a monthly basis at the then current price until you cancel. The above discount offer is available only to new QuickBooks Self-Employed customers and cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers.

1Payroll functionality is available to all customers with an active trial or subscription to QuickBooks Simple Start, Essentials or Plus. Price excludes VAT. QuickBooks Online Advanced Payroll is free to use whilst in Beta. Thereafter, it will be charged at £1 per employee per month as an introductory offer until the 30th March 2020.

2QuickBooks Advanced Payroll allows you to automatically submit information to the following pension providers: NEST, The Peoples Pension, Smart Pensions, Aviva and NOW:Pensions

These terms apply to QuickBooks UK customers only. Bulk-pricing discount offer is valid only if you are signing up for more than one QuickBooks Online subscription with each order. View terms and conditions for multiple accounts pricing here. To inquire further about the bulk-pricing discount offer, please call 0808 168 4246.

Receive a 50% discount off the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Essentials or 48% discount off the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Plus for the first 6 months of service, starting from date of enrolment, followed by the then current monthly price. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis until you cancel. You must select the Buy Now option and will not receive a 30-day trial. Offer valid for new QuickBooks Online customers only. No limit on the number of subscriptions ordered. You can cancel at any time by calling 0808 168 9533. Discount cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers, such as the MoveMyBooks service. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice. All prices shown exclude VAT.

Receive a 50% discount off the current monthly subscription price for the first 6 months of service starting from the date you subscribe for the service. In order to obtain the discount you need to select the Buy Now option and will not receive the free 30 days trial offer. After the first 6 months, your account will be charged on a monthly basis at the then current price until you cancel. The above discount offer is available only to new QuickBooks Self-Employed customers and cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers.

Payroll functionality is available to all customers with an active trial or subscription to QuickBooks Essentials or Plus. Price excludes VAT.

These terms apply to QuickBooks UK customers only. Bulk-pricing discount offer is valid only if you are signing up for more than one QuickBooks Online subscription with each order. View terms and conditions for multiple accounts pricing here. To inquire further about the bulk-pricing discount offer, please call 0808 168 4246.

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