Ftax Requirements

Ftax recommends the following:

  • Adobe Reader DC (click here to download Adobe Reader for free). Please note: Reader 9.1 is not suitable.
  • Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10, most versions of Apple Mac, and some versions of Linux. For a full list of requirements for Reader DC or above, see www.adobe.com.
  • An Inland Revenue User ID and Password to file online (click here if you need to register).
  • Compliance with the Special Notice displayed when the SA100 is first opened, and on the SA800 and CT600 submit pages.
  • Users who have downloaded Reader 9.3.2 or above are required to go to Edit > Preferences > Security (Enhanced) and untick the 'Enable enhanced security' box ( Adobe Reader > Preferences > Security (Enhanced) if you are using a Mac).
  • Internet Explorer 11, Edge and current versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Opera.
  • Ftax not currently work on mobile/tablet devices, we are currently developing a web based version of FTAX.

Please Note: Earlier versions of windows and Adobe Reader may work with Ftax, but we recommend using the latest software to ensure the highest security standards.

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