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Self-employed with cash saved to pay tax? It WON'T reduce your universal credit entitlement

If you're self-employed and have been putting money aside to pay your self-assessment tax bill, this WON'T reduce the amount of universal credit you're entitled to claim, the Government has confirmed

15 April 2020

Almost a million people missed the self-assessment tax deadline – here's what to do if you haven't filed yet

Just under a million people missed last Friday's self-assessment tax return deadline and will face a fine of at least £100

4 February 2020

100,000s risk fines for filing late tax returns – even though they owe no tax

100,000s of late tax returns are filed each year by people who don't owe any tax, data obtained by MoneySavingExpert.com shows - meaning many risk a fine of at least £100. If you still need to file a return this year, act fast - the deadline for filing your tax return this year is 11.59pm on Thursday 31 January

30 January 2019

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

Missed the self-assessment tax deadline? Here's what you need to know

The deadline for filing your self-assessment tax return and paying your bill for the 2016/17 tax year was 31 Jan

2 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

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

13 January 2017

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

17 August 2016

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

19 January 2016