Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self-Assessment:
The software developer impact and implications for the UK

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to both BASDA members and non-members alike for their invaluable contributions to the creation of the report, “Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment: The Software Developer Impact and Implications for the UK“.

This collaborative effort underscores the dedication, expertise, and investment from across the software community in supporting HMRC’s Making Tax Digital programme and the impact on them.

We invite you to enter your email* below and so access and engage with this comprehensive report that encapsulates a wealth of insights that will be extremely relevant to future engagement between HMRC and the software industry.

We would like to emphasise the value of sharing this document constructively to learn lessons and to foster meaningful discussions. Whilst the report’s depth and nuances are best appreciated within our network of professionals, we trust your judgment in determining how and where this document could be beneficial. Your commitment to respecting these considerations ensures that our insights remain valuable and impactful.

We invite you to explore the document as a demonstration of the importance of the software industry to HMRC and government, and a recognition of the value to the tax system and wider economy of a better way of working. We are pleased to note that in sharing an initial version of this report with HMRC, along with broader government awareness, we are experiencing early, positive indications of more effective engagements – to the benefit of all.

Thank you for your invaluable contributions and unwavering commitment.

Please engage further through our ‘Accountants in Practice Specialist Interest Group’ (AIP SIG) and for any further queries on this and/or wider membership, please email

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