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June 2020

Have you thought of filing your tax return early as part of your COVID-19 financial planning?

June 22nd, 2020|Self Assessment|

There’s a lot of information to take on at the moment. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is rippling through different areas of our lives. Health fears, being socially responsible and simply working are all [...]

February 2020

January 2020

What is a ‘reasonable excuse’ for missing the self assessment deadline?

January 31st, 2020|Self Assessment|

Yes, today’s the day. By 11.59 tonight, HMRC need to receive your completed online self assessment tax return. If you miss this deadline, you will be automatically fined £100, just for being late. And that [...]

December 2019

November 2019

Submitting your self assessment tax return soon? Here’s how to stay safe from scammers

November 30th, 2019|Self Assessment|

If you need to submit a self assessment tax return for the 2018-19 tax year, you know the deadline is 11.59pm on 31st January 2020. Unfortunately, so do the scammers who con thousands of pounds [...]

February 2019

HMRC’s Brexit priorities may increase self assessment late filing penalties

February 25th, 2019|Self Assessment|

What does Brexit have to do with self assessment late penalties? An excellent question. On the surface of it, they seem totally unrelated. But, due to preparations for Brexit, HMRC is another government department under [...]

January 2019

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