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Online VAT filing is a huge step forward for our users and we look forward to continuing to work closely with HMRC as Making Tax Digital rolls out

One of the UK’s leading online accounting providers, AccountsPortal, now offers its users the ability to file VAT returns directly with HMRC.

After running the VAT Report within AccountsPortal, it’s a simple matter of entering your Government Gateway credentials and clicking a button to file. AccountsPortal submits all the relevant information to HMRC. The response is saved against the VAT Report for future reference including important Payment Data indicating whether amounts due are to be paid manually or collected automatically by HMRC via Direct Debit.

The new feature is integral to AccountsPortal’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) enablement strategy. MTD is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their affairs. It will require regular submissions of business data digitally via online apps or business accounting software packages.

Jonathan Behr, CEO and founder of AccountsPortal, said: " Online VAT filing is a huge step forward for our users and we look forward to continuing to work closely with HMRC as Making Tax Digital rolls out".

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For further information, contact:

Jonathan Behr
CEO, AccountsPortal
Tel: 0208 123 1223
Email: jon@accountsportal.com

About AccountsPortal:

UK based AccountsPortal is one of the leading providers of small business online accounting software. By "Keeping It Simple", AccountsPortal ensures that you spend less time on your accounting and more time on growing your business.

Founded in 2009, AccountsPortal has gone from strength to strength; the client base has doubled every year and is now spread across more than 20 countries. Thousands of small businesses, contractors, freelancers, accountants and bookkeepers love AccountsPortal for its exceptional value for money in a simple and flexible cloud accounting package.

AccountsPortal also offers the leading solution for white label accounting software - the Partner Programme is the perfect tool for accounting practices and bookkeepers. The total end-to-end solution includes your own unique web address, use of your own logo and the ability to change the default website style and colours.

Visit AccountsPortal for more information and to sign up for a free trial.

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