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HMRC – Overseas Agents and MTD saga – 2019 07 10

By July 23, 2019July 10th, 2021No Comments

The notes that follow deal with agents wishing to act on behalf of UK VAT registered taxpayers and the implementation of the UK’s ‘Making Tax Digital’ programme…

The notes that follow deal with agents wishing to act on behalf of UK VAT registered taxpayers and the implementation of the UK’s ‘Making Tax Digital’ programme.

Applying for an Agent Service Account (ASA) – to act on behalf of a UK VAT registered business: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmrc-online-services-for-agents

Applying for an ASA for not based in UK agents: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-an-agent-services-account-if-you-are-not-based-in-the-uk

Link to the Overseas Agent Service Account application process guidance:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-an-agent-services-account-if-you-are-not-based-in-the-uk

Verifying your ASA:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-an-agent-services-account-if-you-are-not-based-in-the-uk

Under the heading “What happens next” there is a hyperlink for “Finish setting up your agents service account” which you need to follow: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/finish-setting-up-your-agent-services-account-if-you-are-overseas.  You need to log in with the credentials you used to apply for the ASA and it should allow you to complete. 

The above information was kindly provided by Ruth Corkin from the VAT Practitioners’ Group, UK. If you need any further information you can contact Ruth Corkin, email to: Ruth.Corkin@hhllp.co.uk.