Keep VAT Returns simple

Submit automated VAT Returns for Making Tax Digital with Bokio

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Submit VAT Returns in minutes

Our automated solution means you save time submitting your client's VAT Returns

Simple connection

Connect Bokio to HMRC to view your client's VAT Returns

Automated VAT Returns

Automatically generate VAT Returns from your client's bookkeeping

Review VAT Returns

See the breakdown of what's included in each box to ensure accurate submission

Easy online submission

Submit your client's automated HMRC VAT Return in just a few clicks


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Stress-free compliance with Bokio


When you do your client's day-to-day accounting with Bokio, you don't need to spend time calculating their VAT Returns.

We have a direct digital link with HMRC so your VAT Returns are Making Tax Digital compliant. Bokio automatically generates VAT Returns from your accounting, so you can submit your VAT Return in minutes. All you need to do is check the return and click submit.

We keep compliance simple and save you time with automation so you can focus on offering high value advisory services to your clients.

Be MTD compliant in minutes

When you do your client's day-to-day accounting with Bokio, you don't need to spend time calculating their VAT Returns.

Connect to HMRC

Connect Bokio to HMRC to view your client's VAT Returns and create a direct digital link.

Generate and review

Automatically generate the VAT Return and check it over. We show you the breakdown of how each box is calculated.

Easy online submission

Submit your client's Making Tax Digital compliant VAT Return in just a few clicks.

Bokio Partner Program

There are lots of benefits to joining our new Partner Program! Here’s what you can expect when you join:

Get more clients

If you have 5 or more clients in Bokio, we can list your practice on our website and our users can contact you.

Dedicated accounting support

Accounting support for help with getting started, accounting in Bokio, or any other questions.

Partner Program logo

Get a Partner Program logo to display on your website to get even more trust from your clients.

Register your interest for the Bokio Partner Program

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Bokio is a free, easy to use and well-designed cloud accounting platform that meets compliance requirements for a range of UK businesses
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Making Tax Digital FAQs

Is Bokio Making Tax Digital compatible?

Yes! We're listed on the HMRC website as a Making Tax Digital solution. We have a direct digital link to HMRC for you to submit your clients returns online in compliance with Making Tax Digital.

Is Bokio a bridging software?

No, we're not. Bokio is an integrated accounting software. So, when you do your client's accounting in Bokio, we automatically generate a VAT Return which you can submit directly to HMRC. No bridging software needed!

Is it free to submit VAT Returns?

Yes, it's free to submit an unlimited number of VAT Returns for Making Tax Digital with Bokio.

How do I submit a VAT Return with Bokio?

Submitting your VAT Return is as simple as connecting your Bokio account to HMRC, selecting the period, and checking the VAT Return. You can submit it to HMRC a couple of clicks. Read our step-by-step guide here.

Do you support Flat Rate VAT Returns?

No, right now this is not something that we support. We can make a manual adjustment for you. Find out more here.

What if my client isn't registered for Making Tax Digital?

Right now we only allow you submit VAT Returns for Making Tax Digital with Bokio. If your client isn't registered, we recommend you encourage them to sign up for Making Tax Digital.

Do you integrate to HMRC agent services accounts?

Yes our MTD integration works with agent services accounts, but it does not work to connect different HMRC accounts to one Bokio user. We recommend using one agent service account for all clients.

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