New MTD trial launches soon – Should you consider signing up?

The clock is ticking towards the deadline for Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self-Assessment (MTD ITSA). On 6 April 2026 the first tranche of businesses and landlords will be required to start keeping their accounting records digitally for income tax purposes.

To encourage businesses and landlords to prepare for MTD ITSA, HMRC is promoting its new and improved MTD ITSA test and its wants taxpayers who’ll eventually be required to use MTD ITSA to start using its test system from April 2024

According to HMRC, an advantage to signing up for MTD ITSA at the testing stage is that you’ll have access to a dedicated HMRC team to help with setting up and operating the system.

If you’re interested in using MTD ITSA, get in touch.