Registering for VAT on or after 1 April 2019?

If you’re required to register for VAT on or after 1 April 2019,  Making Tax Digital for VAT will apply to you from the date of registration unless: 

  • you’re exempt* – you’ll need to apply to HMRC for an exemption
  • your business falls into one of the deferred start date categories**
  • the Stage 2 start date applies to you (mainly businesses who aren’t required to register but voluntarily register)

* if you aren’t permitted to use computers for religious reasons, are unable to because of age, disability or location, any other reason acceptable to HMRC
**trusts, not-for-profit organisations, divisional and group registrations, businesses based oversea, those required to make VAT payments on account or use the annual accounting scheme

If you require help with VAT or VAT Registration, please give us a call on 01908 227055