Scheduled maintenance continues for Making Tax Digital service

May 18, 2020

HMRC is currently undertaking scheduled maintenance to the Making Tax Digital (“MTD”) service to enable the release of additional functionality. The MTD service is closed from 4.00pm Saturday 16 May until today 5.00pm Monday 18 May. 

During this period, the following MTD for VAT services will be unavailable: 

  • Submission of returns 

  • Payment Services 

  • Business Tax Account (BTA) view & change 

During this period, the following MTD for Income Tax Self-Assessment services will be available, although there may be some intermittent downtime experienced from 14 May to 15 May between 19:45pm to 02:30am. 

Do you use HMRC online services? Don’t be caught out by the planned downtime to some services. HMRC regularly warn about the non-availability of specific services on the HMRC website. Check the relevant page for information on planned downtime.