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The way you complete Self Assessment is changing

Making Tax Digital for Income Tax is a new way for self-employed businesses (sole traders) and landlords to send income tax updates to HMRC.

You will need to use software to keep your business records and send updates, instead of filing a Self Assessment tax return. Find software that’s compatible with Making Tax Digital for Income Tax (opens in new tab or window).

Before you start

To register for Making Tax Digital for Income Tax, you will need:

  • compatible software
  • your business start dates and registered addresses
  • a Government Gateway user ID and password
  • business accounting year information
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