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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

HMRC to set aside £45m to improve phone service

Figures show that 7.2 million phone calls made to HMRC in the last year went through to a 'busy' tone

26 June 2015

October 31 paper tax return deadline looms - if you're late you're fined, but you can do online instead

If you need to file a paper self-assessment tax return do it by Friday 31 October to avoid a fine

24 October 2014

Google cracks down on copycat government websites

Copycat websites that charge customers for free Government services will find it harder to lure in victims

23 April 2014

Extra cash to tackle copycat Government websites

Extra funding is being given to crackdown on misleading websites that try and palm themselves off as government services

4 March 2014

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