Business Tax Portal

Making Tax Digital Software

What is Business Tax Portal?

With the Making Tax Digital (MTD) legislation now in place, we understand that many businesses will still be unsure on how to meet the HMRC regulation. At Advanced, we work with over 3,000 businesses across the UK and have a deep understanding of the new rules coming into place. To address the changes that finance teams will face, we have worked alongside HMRC to produce a solution that will enable finance teams to comply with ease and minimal effort.

Using Business Tax Portal, organisations can submit their VAT digitally and directly to HMRC with our secure and computable Application Programming Interface (API) link. We have two versions of the portal available (Base and Full) to ensure that no matter what the size of your finance team, we have a solution to fit your requirements.

How Business Tax Portal can help you


Efficient submissions to HMRC

Quickly and easily submit your tax returns directly to HMRC’s new portal from April 2019.


Less mistakes in your tax returns

Digital submissions means less mistakes, increasing your chances of first time right submissions.


A solution built for the future

We will continue to develop Business Tax Portal in line with other HMRC updates and requirements.

What does each version include?


Business Tax Portal – Base

  • Digitally submit 9 box VAT data to the application (either from your finance solution or existing VAT workbook)
  • Submit VAT returns digitally via the HMRC API as required under the legislation
  • Access a full record of submitted returns
  • The ability to add the application into your existing process with little or no disruption
  • A solution developed in collaboration with our customers


Business Tax Portal - Full

  • Digitally submit data (down to transactional
    level) to the application from one or multiple sources
  • Calculate your VAT liability
  • Review and correct exceptions
  • Enhance your existing VAT process with full audit trail of changes and two stage approval prior to submission
  • Get rid of complicated spreadsheets, reducing scope for error and key man dependancy
  • Submit VAT returns digitally via the HMRC API as required under the legislation
  • Access to a full record of submitted returns and approval of those returns
  • A solution developed in collaboration with our customers

Why choose Business Tax Portal?

A trusted finance software provider

Designed by accountants, our solution is based on the knowledge and expertise of a product team with years of experience working alongside finance teams of all sizes and complexities, meaning we understand exactly what you need.

We’ve worked alongside HMRC

We are listed as a supplier supporting the Making Tax Digital legislation by HMRC, and have worked alongside them to ensure we have a deep understanding of the requirements facing finance teams.

Works alongside any finance system

We have purposefully built Business Tax Portal as a standalone solution so that it will work alongside any finance system your organisation has.

Continued product development

We will continue to develop Business Tax Portal with other HMRC and customer requirements, alongside our existing finance solutions.

Easy and simple compliance

We have ensured the portal is easy to use, so you don’t have to spend time getting up-to-speed or trained on the system.

We really are focused on you

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