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EE glitch blocks customers from filing tax returns on time – file ASAP to avoid a fine

A network blip meant some EE customers could not access their HMRC account to submit their self-assessment tax return

Have you filed your self-assessment tax return yet? You've got until 31 January

Time is running out for millions of taxpayers to file their online self-assessment tax return by the end of the month

10,000s of NHS staff facing tax reclaim chaos

More than 16,000 NHS workers who overpaid tax and national insurance while training have applied for a refund

3.2 million couples eligible for HMRC tax perk worth up to £432 are missing out – here's how you can claim

One million couples have successfully claimed the Government's marriage tax allowance, but 4.2 million are eligible

HMRC plans 'penalty points' system for those who miss tax returns deadline

The Government's proposing new penalties for those who are late filing their tax returns or paying their tax bill

Bank with Barclays, Halifax or Co-op? You may need to pay tax on your rewards

Current account 'rewards' may not be included in the Personal Savings Allowance - a new scheme reducing savings tax

WARNING! Now it's not just scam HMRC emails – expect calls too

Fraudsters pretending to be from HMRC are calling unsuspecting consumers – but you can fight back against these phoneys

3.2 million could have paid the wrong tax amid HMRC job cuts chaos

Taxpayers have borne the brunt of recent HMRC staff cuts in the form of increased costs

Budget 2016: Online sellers and room-renters given £1,000 tax breaks

People renting a room out are among those who will benefit from two new £1,000 tax breaks from April 2017

Budget 2016: Personal allowance tax threshold to rise to £11,500

The level at which people start to pay income tax will rise to £11,500 next April

Filed your self-assessment tax return yet? Don't miss the 31 January deadline

If you don't file your return by the end of this month, you'll get a hefty £100 fine and pay interest on any tax owed

HMRC customer service 'worse than abysmal'

HMRC's level of customer service is now so unacceptably poor that it could be a "threat to tax collection"

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