If you submit VAT Returns for a limited company, or if you’re a sole trader, you may be able to join Making Tax Digital for VAT and submit your MTD VAT return Via Clear Books.
It’s best to sign up for MTD for VAT at the start of your VAT period. In the case of any stumbling blocks, you’ll have plenty of time to get things sorted.
Steps to get ready for MTD VAT
Outlined below are the steps you need to take to be able to submit MTD VAT returns with links to our specific guides on how to complete these steps in detail.
Paying by Direct Debit? Don’t miss the date
Customers paying their VAT bills by direct debit need to sign up around 3 weeks before their payment due date, this is to allow time for the legal notices associated with the change to be sent.
2.3 You must also Authorise Clear Books as your software for submitting MTD VAT returns (Step 5 of the MTD Onboarding wizard).