It is important that no-one is excluded by the move to accounting systems interacting with IR systems. Paper filing will remain available for the foreseeable future. Simple electronic solutions will be available for those for whom the cost of software may be a barrier.
Inland Revenue has already started working with software developers and a pilot is expected to start in December 2015.
Adoption of the use of accounting systems which interact with IR systems will be voluntary, for the foreseeable future at least.
Do you support the proposal that adopting the new services should be voluntary for GST information?