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Making Tax Digital: Are you prepared?

Join us at this breakfast event with Kingston Smith LLP for a lively discussion on Making Tax Digital and the implications for your organisation. From 1 April 2019, Making Tax Digital for VAT will be mandatory for all businesses and organisations with turnover above the VAT threshold – currently £85,000 per annum. All affected will also have to provide their VAT returns to HMRC  through Making Tax Digital compatible software.

Sound straightforward? The software solutions should be able to work seamlessly, but the practical details and the actual implementation could be very challenging. No-one wants to trigger late submission penalties because they didn’t start in good time. 

MTD for other taxes will follow with effect from 1 April 2020, so this is one of the most significant developments for businesses and organisations to be aware of.

Whilst this isn’t about changing tax rates HMRC expects this will increase their tax revenues by billions.  Find out how and why……

This event will cover:

  • What is Making Tax Digital?
  • Ensuring your organisation is prepared
  • Minimising risks and maximising potential savings for VAT
  • Kingston Smith’s strategic review and practical solutions using digital software 

Who should attend: Owners and managers of businesses, self-employed, landlords, SMEs, Financial Directors, and not for profit organisations who are approaching or above the threshold of £85,000. 

The speaker at this event is Debbie Jennings, VAT Director at Kingston Smith.

Debbie is a Chartered Tax Adviser with 25 years’ experience in VAT advisory. She specialises in identifying opportunities for making VAT savings and mitigating compliance risk via MTD implementation. Debbie has particular expertise and success in negotiating with HMRC on behalf of clients: particularly in respect of assessments and technical disputes and regularly asked to write and present on all aspects of VAT.

Bookings are now closed for this event.  


Event Information

Member: £10.00 per person

Non-member: £15.00 per person

Event Date: 12 Mar 19 08:00 - 10:00

Latest Booking: 8 Mar 19 16:00

Contact: Events Team

Tel: 01707 502180


Venue: The Snow Centre
St Albans Hill
Hemel Hempstead

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