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Filing a self-assessment tax return? You've got until 31 January

If you're one of the millions of taxpayers still to file their self-assessment tax return, you've less than a month until the deadline. Act NOW to avoid a £100 fine - especially if you're filing for the first time, as it could take up to 10 working days to receive an activation code

3 January 2019

22,000 tax-free childcare payments delayed – here's what you need to know

Around 22,000 Tax-Free Childcare payments have been delayed by up to eight days, leaving parents at risk of late payment fees from their childcare provider

7 November 2018

Almost £1 million paid to parents who couldn't access Tax-Free Childcare

Almost £1 million has had to be paid manually to parents who were unable to access their Tax-Free Childcare payments

1 February 2018

'I couldn't file my tax return because... my wife was seeing aliens' - HMRC reveals worst excuses

Aliens, rabbits and spilt coffee are among the most unbelievable excuses for late tax returns and expenses

18 January 2018

Not filed your self-assessment tax return yet? Do it NOW - time's running out

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

16 January 2018

Credit and debit card charges banned from Saturday - what you need to know

You should no longer be charged a fee for opting to pay by credit or debit card – but admin fees are still allowed

9 January 2018

HMRC website glitch means parents are being told they AREN'T eligible for 30 hours of free childcare

Some parents using childcare vouchers are wrongly being told they aren't eligible for 30 hours of free childcare

3 January 2018

Tax-Free Childcare delayed for older children after website chaos

The Government's flagship new Tax-Free Childcare scheme will open to parents of kids under six next week

16 November 2017

NHS trusts halt training tax refunds - and one tries to take BACK £20k already paid

A number of NHS hospital trusts have stopped issuing refunds to staff reclaiming overpaid tax and national insurance

9 November 2017

Savers abandon cash ISAs in wake of new tax rules

The amount of new money saved in cash ISAs has dropped by a third in the past year

31 August 2017

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