Making Tax Digital & Automating Your Accounts (Chesterfield)


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Making Tax Digital & Automating Your Accounts (Chesterfield)

Making Tax Digital & Automating Your Accounts (Chesterfield)

HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) means that you will need to use digital software to maintain your records from April 1 2019. Attend our half day Masterclass and ensure your business is ready for MTD by understanding what it is, why it’s happening, and how to be compliant. We’ll also explain why making the move to digital software isn’t just about MTD and with the right support, you can look forward to better quality financial information and save precious time so that you can concentrate on achieving your business and personal goals.

Session Content

  • The Masterclass will look at:
  • What Making Tax Digital is
  • Why MTD is happening
  • How to be MTD compliant
  • Benefits beyond MTD

What are the benefits to my business?

Businesses attending the Masterclass will access better quality financial information, gain more control over their business financials, save time on your financial management and spend more time working towards your business and personal goals.

Who is the masterclass for?

This Masterclass is for all growing SMEs within the Sheffield City Region, as long as the below eligibility criteria is met.

Anyone who is responsible for the financial management of businesses over the VAT threshold of £85k must attend this. Business owners/Sole Traders should attend this so they can be prepared for the future.

Who is leading it?

John Burgess has over 8 years’ experience in the accounting industry and is driven by improving efficiencies and automation for businesses and their owners. New technology is an accountancy profession game changer and John will explain how business owners can take advantage of it to achieve their business and personal goals.


Only one registration per business via Eventbrite will be confirmed. If additional people from your business would like to attend, they can be added to a waiting list by emailing with the business name, name of additional attendee and contact telephone number. If this Masterclass isn’t fully subscribed upon the closure of registrations, we will contact you to offer the additional place. The waiting list will be prioritised on a first come first served basis. Businesses that register more than one attendee via Eventbrite will be contacted and asked to nominate one person to attend.

This masterclass is open to small and medium-sized enterprises based in the Sheffield City Region. If you are unsure whether you fall into this region you can use the postcode checker here: A part of your busiuness must be based in one of the following districts:

Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire. Rotherham or Sheffield.

To find out if your business meets the definition for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), please visit:

Please note that if your firm that is part of a larger Group you may need to include staff headcount, turnover, balance sheet data for the Group too, to ascertain whether it is eligible.

We are pleased to be able to provide this masterclass free of charge due to funding from the European Regional Development Fund. There are a number of eligibility criteria for attendees which we will check using the online registration questions and in a phone call to every attendee prior to the event.


Q/ How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

A/ Email

Q/ What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

A/ Free parking is available

Q/ I would like to bring a colleague, is this ok?

A/ No, only one attendee per company is permitted.

This event will be delivered by the ‘Sheffield City Region Growth Hub Enhancement Project’ that is part-funded by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The project, for high-growth businesses in the Sheffield City Region, aims to increase their competitiveness and so help them grow and prosper.

North East Derbyshire District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, S42 6NG
Date and Times

14 Feb 09:00 - 12:00