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MAKING TAX DIGITAL SOFTWARE

Need to submit a VAT return to HMRC? Our simple, smart accounting software is Making Tax Digital ready — whatever your business size. QuickBooks extracts the data to compile your VAT return, ready for you to approve and submit directly to HMRC. Everything’s done in line with MTD rules.

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Making Tax Digital

How will the HMRC portal closure on 1 November 2022 affect me?

From the 1 November 2022, all VAT-registered businesses will need to use MTD-compatible software to submit VAT and maintain digital records.

The good news is QuickBooks can help you do both. Our HMRC recognised accounting software lets you prepare, track and file VAT returns in an MTD-compliant way.

Whether you want to tackle MTD for VAT on your own or find an accountant or bookkeeper to help you, QuickBooks is here.

How will the HMRC portal closure on 1 November affect me?

FIND AN ACCOUNTANT OR BOOKKEEPER NEAR YOU

You don’t have to face MTD for VAT alone. Get the help and support you need with our directory of QuickBooks-certified accountants.

Be MTD for VAT confident with QuickBooks:

Send your VAT returns straight to HMRC

Send your VAT returns straight to HMRC

QuickBooks and HMRC are linked so that you can send your VAT return directly – and securely – without having to use multiple systems.

Error check your VAT

Error check your VAT

The VAT error checker in QuickBooks scans your VAT for common mistakes. Spot duplicates, inconsistent VAT codes and missing transactions – all at the click of a button.

Always know what you owe

Always know what you owe

Assign default VAT rates to products and services and track your VAT in real time so you know how much you owe or can claim back. Receive email deadline reminders and be confident that you've saved enough to pay your bill.

Get expert help from real people

Get expert help from real people

New to QuickBooks? Book a free 45 minute onboarding session with one of our experts — they'll walk you through setting up MTD for VAT in QuickBooks and answer your questions. Your welcome email has all of the details.

Need help at any other time? Our award-winning team of QuickBooks experts are on-hand 7 days a week. We offer phone support, live chat and screen sharing — all completely free.

Got a question about Making Tax Digital?
Call our MTD hotline on 0808 168 9533

Hotline hours: Mon to Thu - 9am to 5.30pm | Fri - 9am to 4.30pm

The solution you need, at a price you can afford

The solution you need, at a price you can afford

We know everyone's concerned about rising costs right now — and we don't want to add to the burden. That's why our plans are priced to cater for all budgets and business types.

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Self-Employed

For Sole Traders not registered for VAT who need to prepare Self Assessment.
£10
£1/mo
for 6 months, then £10/mo
(All prices +VAT @20%)
Offer ends 04/06/2024.
Save £54.00 over 6 months
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  • Making Tax Digital ready
  • Manage Payroll
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Simple Start

For Sole Traders or small businesses managing VAT, Income Tax and preparing Self Assessment.
£14
£1.40/mo
for 6 months, then £14/mo
(All prices +VAT @20%)
Offer ends 04/06/2024.
Save £75.60 over 6 months
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Essentials

For small businesses working with suppliers. Manage VAT and Income Tax.
£28
£2.80/mo
for 6 months, then £28/mo
(All prices +VAT @20%)
Offer ends 04/06/2024.
Save £151.20 over 6 months
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Plus

For businesses managing projects, stock, VAT and Income Tax.
£38
£3.80/mo
for 6 months, then £38/mo
(All prices +VAT @20%)
Offer ends 04/06/2024.
Save £205.20 over 6 months
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Advanced

For businesses needing automatic data backup, custom permissions, bespoke reporting and insights.
£90
£9/mo
for 6 months, then £90/mo
(All prices +VAT @20%)
Offer ends 04/06/2024.
Save £486.00 over 6 months
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Self-Employed
Simple Start
Essentials
Plus
Advanced
Tax
Submit VAT to HMRC
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Prepare your VAT in line with Making Tax Digital and submit directly to HMRC – even if you're still using spreadsheets.
Prepare for Self Assessment
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Get a breakdown of your earnings and tax-deductible expenses, then use the figures to prepare your SA103 form.
Get Income Tax estimates
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See Income Tax and National Insurance estimates throughout the year based on the figures entered in QuickBooks.
VAT error checker
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Our VAT error checker spots common mistakes so you can submit your return to HMRC with confidence.
Calculate and submit CIS
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Manage, track, calculate and file Construction Industry Scheme taxes. Add unlimited sub-contractors.
VAT deadline reminders
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Get notified about upcoming VAT return deadlines throughout the year, with customisable alerts.
Setup and support
Talk to us online
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Our support team are available through free online chat 8am – 10pm Mon - Fri, 8am to 6pm Sat & Sun
Free onboarding session
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Once you've signed up, book a free 45 minute onboarding session with one of our experts. They'll walk you through key features and answer your questions - your welcome email has all the details.
Get free phone support
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Call our award-winning team 8am — 7pm, Mon – Fri or message them live 8am – 10pm Mon - Fri, 8am to 6pm Sat & Sun.
Everyday admin
Connect your bank
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Get your bank, credit card and PayPal transactions automatically imported, reconciled and categorised
Run customised reports
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Create customised reports and get the insights that are important to your business. Export profit & loss, expenses, balance sheets and more.
Snap & sort receipts
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We’ll extract the data from a photo of your receipts and upload the info so you can bin the paper copy.
Track mileage
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Auto-track your mileage on your phone then swipe to sort business trips from personal journeys and maximise tax deductions.
Separate personal and business transactions
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Stay organised for tax time by sorting out business income and expenses with a simple swipe. Add special notes or reminders to transactions.
Manage income & expenses
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Import all your bank accounts, credit card and PayPal transactions in real time. Get expenses automatically sorted into categories ready for tax time
Send and track ‘pay-enabled’ invoices
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Send and track professional custom invoices with a pay now button that lets customers pay in a few clicks. Stay organised with real-time dashboards that show all your paid or outstanding invoices, in one place.
Not 'pay-enabled'
Cash flow insights
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Get cash flow insights based on recurring expenses and transactions. See how different actions could affect your business.
Create estimates & quotes
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Send bulk estimates and get quotes signed by customers on the mobile app. Turn quotes and estimates into invoices.
Manage bills
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Import bills from suppliers and see when they're due. Pay multiple vendors and invoices at the same time. Record payments and create recurring expenses
Do business in 145+ currencies
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Trade in more than 145 currencies and invoice using our automatic exchange rate, or manually enter your own.
Track stock
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Manage products and costs to see what's selling well. Create purchase orders, manage vendors and get notifications when stock levels are low.
Employee & project management
Track employee time
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Log chargeable hours and expenses by client or employee, then automatically add the amount to an invoice.
See project profitability
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Oversee every project's profitability in one place, with clear dashboards and reports. Effortlessly track labour costs, payroll and expenses.
Set budgets
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Track spending against monthly, quarterly or annual budgets to manage profitability and stay on target
Manage employee expenses (Beta)
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Employees submit expenses directly to QuickBooks, saving time and reducing errors. Review and track all employee expenses directly in QuickBooks. Expense records are stored in one place, so it's easy to find information you can rely on.
Advanced functionality
Restore company data
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Restore to a specific date and time, and track changes with the history logs, set up automatic and continuous backups & roll back on changes made to vendors, customers, settings, and more.
Run advanced reports
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Create custom charts to track and monitor indicators like gross revenue, net profit, or expenses by class or location, build customised dashboards that measure performance against time period, budget, and more & create custom tags and run reports to see where you make and spend money.
Business analytics with Excel
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Avoid manual errors and have confidence in your data by seamlessly connecting Advanced and Excel.
Batch invoices
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Create invoices faster, enter, edit, and send multiple invoices in a few clicks & cut and paste from Excel – right into the QuickBooks batch transactions sheet.
Customise user permissions
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Easily control who can and can’t see your sensitive data, assign work by transaction such as deposit, sale, expense, inventory, or report & delegate work to users or sales reps by their assigned location to boost productivity.
Automate workflows & reminders
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Send invoices through pre-set approval flows before they are sent out, set reminders for transactions like invoices, payments, or deposits with a due date & notify customers when their payment has been received.
Optional add-on
Payroll
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Payday never looked so good. Choose the easy way to calculate pay for you and your people. Our payroll software works seamlessly with QuickBooks Online. It's payday, your way.
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QuickBooks Making Tax Digital for VAT software is available to all QuickBooks Simple Start, Essential, Plus and Advanced subscribers. Use of QuickBooks MTD for VAT software and bridging software must be aligned with HMRC's eligibility requirements and includes additional setup 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. Businesses whose home currency is not GBP are currently not supported.

Receive a 90% discount on the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Simple Start or 90% discount on the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Essentials or 90% discount on the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Plus or 90% discount on the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Advanced 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 you will not be eligible for a 30-day free 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. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice. All prices shown exclude VAT.

Receive 90% off the current monthly subscription price for QuickBooks Core or QuickBooks Advanced Payroll for the first 6 months of service, starting from the date you subscribe to the service, followed by the then-current monthly price. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis for the subscription fee and for all pay runs processed in the previous month, until you cancel. You must select the Buy Now option, and you will not be eligible for a 30-day free 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. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice. All prices shown exclude VAT.

Discount valid until the 04 June 2024.

Receive 90% off the current monthly subscription price for QuickBooks Advanced for the first 6 months of service, starting from the date of enrolment, followed by the then monthly price. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis for the subscription fee and for all pay runs processed in the previous month, until you cancel. You must select the Buy Now option and will not receive a one month 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 239 9692. Discount cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice. All prices shown exclude VAT.

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

Free onboarding sessions are offered to all newly subscribed customers and trialists, excluding customers on our QuickBooks Self-Employed product. We offer 1 session per customer and reserve the right to remove this offering at anytime. Invitations are sent via email and in-product messaging once signup has been completed. A link will be included in the message for you to book a session using our calendar tool.

Mileage tracking is available on QuickBooks Self-Employed and QuickBooks Online on iOS and Android only.

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 9533

QuickBooks UK support hours:

  • QuickBooks Online Phone – Monday to Friday 8.00 AM to 7.00 PM
  • QuickBooks Online Live Messaging – Monday to Friday 8.00 AM to 10.00 PM, Saturday and Sunday 8.00 AM to 6.00 PM
  • QuickBooks Self-Employed Live Messaging – Monday to Friday 8.00 AM to 10.00 PM, Saturday and Sunday 8.00 AM to 6.00 PM

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