Self-employed or a high earner? Don't miss the 31 January 2024 self-assessment tax return deadline – or risk a £100 fine and 7.75% interest
If you're one of the millions of taxpayers still to file their online self-assessment tax return or pay the tax due, you've just days left until the deadline. Here's what you need to do to avoid a £100 fine and interest charges of 7.75%.
30 January 2024
Last chance: Don't miss 31 January 2023 self-assessment tax return deadline - or you risk a £100 fine
You have until 11.59pm on Tuesday 31 January 2023 to send HMRC an online tax return for the 2021/2022 tax year, which ended on 5 April 2022.
31 January 2023
Warning: Filing a paper self-assessment tax return? You must act NOW to avoid a £100 fine
If you're submitting a paper version of the self-assessment tax return, then the deadline to file is just days away, on 31 October. And if the tax office receives it later than this Sunday you will liable for a £100 fine.
25 October 2022
60,000 people caught out by tax rebate firm Tax Credits Ltd to be refunded by HMRC - here's how you'll get your money back
The UK tax office is to refund 60,000 people that had tax rebates processed by Tax Credits Ltd. The move comes after a MoneySavingExpert.com investigation found that the third-party tax rebate firm was alleged to have submitted claims using forged signatures, without consent, and made it difficult for people to get hold of any money owed.
30 September 2022
Tax office admits to error for self-employed people trying to file their tax returns - here's all you need to know
The UK tax office has admitted to a processing error that meant thousands of self-employed people, who were given grants to help with the fallout from Covid-19, were charged the wrong tax bill. Here's all you need to know.
8 April 2022
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
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