Many UK sole traders and landlords will be required to make quarterly digital submissions to HMRC from April 2026. FreeAgent is here to help as the initiative rolls out.

Please note that many of the resources on this page were produced before the government announced changes to the mandation dates and thresholds for MTD for ITSA. We are working to update any content affected.

Prepare your practice


Estimate your MTD for ITSA workload

Use our handy tool to find out how long it will take to get your practice's sole trader and landlord clients ready.

Try the calculator

MTD for ITSA: 10 myths busted

As the introduction of MTD for ITSA approaches, we dispel some of the myths that currently surround the initiative.

Read the guide

Try our MTD for ITSA email templates

These handy email templates will help you get the messages right for any of your clients who will be affected by MTD for ITSA.

Download templates

How FreeAgent supports you and your clients

FreeAgent is already on HMRC's list of compatible software for MTD for ITSA for businesses. We'll be ready to support both your practice and clients when the MTD for ITSA legislation comes into effect in April 2026.

Keep digital records

Your clients can manage their business admin on the go with the FreeAgent mobile app and pull their bank transactions directly into FreeAgent by setting up a bank feed.

Collaborate in real time

Your clients can share data with you so you can collaborate in real time. This will be particularly handy when it’s time to submit quarterly and annual updates to HMRC.

Go beyond compliance

As well as helping your clients to comply with HMRC’s rules for MTD for ITSA, FreeAgent gives you a bird’s eye overview of your clients and lets them keep an eye on their spending.

Help landlords adopt a new way of working

Discover FreeAgent for Landlords, a new version of our award-winning software built specifically for clients who earn income from property.

Find out more

Resources to share with your clients


Get your MTD for ITSA pack

Email templates, guides and tools to get you and your clients ready for MTD for ITSA.

Download the pack

MTD for ITSA client guide

Introduce the initiative to your clients by downloading our 4-page guide to MTD for ITSA and sharing it with them.

Download the PDF

Exclusive webinars and events

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FreeAgent’s MTD Support Station

Register for upcoming webinars and events

Come to one of our upcoming events to learn more about how FreeAgent can help.

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Did you know your clients could get FreeAgent for free?

FreeAgent is available free of charge for clients who have business current accounts with NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland or Ulster Bank NI, for as long as the client retains their bank account. Find out more.

FreeAgent is also available free of charge for clients who have a Mettle account, as long as the client marks Mettle as their primary business account in the software. Find out more about Mettle or see our guide to setting up a new client with a Mettle account.