MTD VAT Bureau

Making Tax Digital (MTD) – your VAT made easy

After much fanfare from Government, from March 2021 all VAT registrations must use a fully MTD compliant system for preparing and submitting their VAT returns. It may look daunting, but it needn’t be. You just need to make sure you have the right support, processes and software in place.

This final phase of MTD means you can’t ‘copy & paste’ from one system to another: you must have a fully digital journey.

You will want a safe, simple and cost-effective solution where your accounting software doesn’t include a built-in filer. Our MTD bureau is ideal if you’re still using spreadsheets and need to transition smoothly to a digital solution.

Our hosted bureau is a super-flexible portal that handles your VAT return build-up and filing within a digital wrapper so the whole thing is digital ‘nose-to-tail’.

Who would benefit from MTD VAT Bureau?


Charities or for partial exemption where adjustments are needed


Non-UK organisations using spreadsheets to isolate UK transactions


Companies or VAT Groups using bespoke software without a built-in MTD tool

Our Service

You can choose how much of the return process is handled by AVS, the three key elements being:

1. Entering your data to create a draft return
2. Reviewing your return process to the approval stage, and
3. Authorising submission of your return.

You will receive a gold-standard service, which will leave your system as unchanged as possible, with your documents within the MTD wrapper tailored to look the same as before. After all, keeping it simple, avoids confusion and helps to prevent mistakes.

Call our experts today on +44(0)1438 716 176 if you need help.

What our clients say:

“We would like to express our appreciation to Melanie Lord at AVS. Due to a warehouse purchase, we had a rather large refund to apply for from HMRC. Due to recent business changes and complications, this was complicated and carried the risk of possible failure which we could not risk. Melanie explained, reassured and guided us through the minefield that is VAT, and dealt with our solicitors too. We can not recommend her highly enough. Lovely lady and very easy to talk to.”
Alison and Scott Harris, Harris Trucking Storage

Call us now on +44 (0) 1438 716 176

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