HMRC has announced that its semi-annual software upgrade will take place over the weekend of 5-6 April.
The core element of the work will be completed between Friday evening and Sunday morning, but some tasks will continue into Monday morning. A close examination of the different online services shows that most of HMRC’s online submission mechanisms will continue working for both its own software and commercial software. But electronic acknowledgements will be delayed.
HMRC played down the significance of the “routine” seasonal upgrade and told AccountingWEB that it would not herald the launch of any new digital services. This stance is at odds with the department’s Digital Strategy, which set out an ambitious timetable for arrange of online services, including...
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