New online services for agents on the way
The latest Agent Update 34 from HMRC reveals that HMRC plans to introduce new online services for tax advisers to support its evolving agent strategy.
With HMRC’s traditional bi-annual system upgrade due at the beginning of April, prototypes of the new online services for agents could appear in the next few weeks. The full roll-out, when it arrives, will include:
- A new online agent registration mechanism
- Self-authorisation to replace the cumbersome 64-8 process and existing online registration
- An enhanced business tax dashboard that will let agents monitor their clients tax payments and liabilities across the main types of business tax.