Sage branches into online filing

Accountancy software provider Sage has unveiled its latest tax software
which supports both paper and online filing.

Sage Taxation 2009 and Sage Instant Tax enables practices to prepare returns
for individuals, partnerships and trusts. The validation checks in the software
review submissions to prevent tax returns from being rejected by HM Revenue
& Customs.

HMRC posted record amounts of tax returns filed electronically this year with
the majority of e-filings being made directly with HMRC’s own electronic
offering and not third party.

Greg Ford, managing director, Sage accounts division, said: ‘We know that
online filing for personal tax clients can be daunting and expensive for smaller
practices, which is why we believe that Sage Instant Tax will make the
transition from paper to online more accessible and affordable to practices that
are not already filing online, meaning they too, alongside larger firms, can
electronically file individual tax returns with confidence’

Sage Instant Tax prices will starts just £99 for a 10 client license and has
also improved the software’s printing capabilities for faster printing of tax

Further reading:

HMRC’s e-filing software gaining ground

Last year for paper filing of PAYE

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