To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 14 November (HL11158), how many of the compatible software products listed on GOV.UK provide specifically for the VAT Flat-Rate Scheme; and what assessment they have made of the affordability of such software.
5 December 2018
A number of providers offer products that support the Flat Rate Scheme (FRS). HMRC is currently collating information about those products so it can make this information available on the software choices page.
Low-cost bridging products which work by importing data from other systems can also be used to send the data to HMRC, providing those systems support FRS