On 1 April 2019, the UK’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative will come into effect.
HMRC has set out ‘’to become one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the world’’, but what does this mean for companies doing business there?
Join this webinar to learn more about the mandate, remove any doubts that you may have and be prepared to comply with this mandate.
Key points covered on this webinar are:
- VAT declarations and communications in the UK
- VAT record keeping – invoices and accounts
- MTD timeline an overview
- HMRC’s reason for MTD – VAT gap
- Impact of Brexit on MTD
- Impact of MTD on Businesses
- Open Q&A session
Meet Your Speakers
Kaitlyn Smethurst - As a Regulatory Counsel at Sovos, Kaitlyn specializes in both international taxation, with a focus on Value Added Tax in the European Union, as well as a specialization in sales and use taxes that apply in the United States, as well as Goods and Services Tax and sales tax that apply in Canada. Kaitlyn received her B.A. from Roger Williams University and her J.D. from Suffolk University, and is licensed to practice law in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Casper Winkelman - as General Manager of Value-Added Tax (VAT) at Sovos, Casper is responsible for building out and managing the VAT line of products and solutions available on the Sovos Intelligent Compliance cloud platform.
Casper is a tax lawyer with over 20 years of international VAT experience, beginning his career as a consultant for Arthur Andersen and before serving as VAT director for KPNQwest, a Pan-European telecommunication company. Casper also co-founded VAT Resource, a successful VAT services company that was acquired by Sovos 2014.
Casper holds a master’s degree in tax law from the University of Leiden, The Netherlands.
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