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Making Tax Digital – Is Your Business Ready?

Date and time: March 20, 2019 , 8:30am

Organised by: Aston Shaw

Venue: No. 8 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1RY

How to register: Please email to book your place.

Cost: FREE

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is just around the corner and we know that some may still be a little bewildered by what it all means.

Therefore, following the success of our MTD for VAT seminars that took place in October and February, we are holding a final MTD event in Norwich to provide the opportunity to ask any questions you like of our MTD Adviser, Glenn Savill. Glenn will not only explain what you need to know about the changes but also demonstrate the simplicity of cloud-based accounting software, should you be thinking about making the switch.

As ever, the event is completely FREE to attend and bacon rolls and refreshments will be available throughout the morning. All you need to do to reserve your place is e-mail confirming that you'd like to attend. Places are limited to just 50 people per event so please ensure you book early to avoid disappointment.

We sincerely hope you can come along although if you can't make it but want to ensure you are up to date with all things MTD, please visit

Did you know that from April 2019 Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Business systems will become mandatory to meet your VAT obligations?

This means that any entity, whether a sole trader, partnership, company, charity or landlord that makes VAT-able supplies above the VAT threshold (currently £85,000 turnover), will be required to submit their VAT return using functional compatible software that is compliant with HMRC’s new MTD reporting system. The Government’s main objective of MTD is to plug the £3.5bn gap that is generated by mistakes made on VAT returns whilst also saving time for both HMRC & taxpayers.

So the digital revolution is coming and it will affect you and your business, even if not right now, in the near future. Already we control our own personal accounts and finances online. We nearly all use online banking, credit checkers and perform BACS payments. Nearly all of us agree it does make our life easier and makes information quicker and easier to obtain. So why should we be treating our businesses any different?

08:30 Arrival, networking & refreshments
09:00 Joseph Cooksey – Barclays – Business in the Digital Age
09:45 Glenn Savill – Aston Shaw – Making Tax Digital
10:30 Break for refreshments
10:45 Glenn Savill – Cloud accountancy software demonstration
11:15 Joseph Cooksey – Making Your Business Digital
12:00 Close

To book your place, please contact

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