Making Tax Digital scheduled maintenance, 21 September

Sep 16, 2019

HMRC has advised that scheduled maintenance is taking place to the Making Tax Digital (“MTD”) VAT service from Saturday 21 September at 16:00 until Monday 23 September at 16:00, during which time the MTD service for VAT will be closed.

During this period, taxpayers and their agents will be unable to:

  • Sign up for Making Tax Digital for VAT,
  • Create an Agent services account (although all other Agent services will be available),
  • Submit VAT returns,
  • View previous submissions and payment details,
  • Set up new or cancel and amend existing direct debits,
  • Review and update any business details,
  • Access the Business Tax Account to view or change details.


Further details can be found on the VAT and ITSA service availability pages: