2 weeks until self-assessment deadline

Self-assessment taxpayers now have two weeks to complete and submit their returns for the 2017/18 tax year, before the deadline at midnight on 31 January 2019. People who are self-employed or have more than one source of income are usually required to complete a...

200,000 startups use dual-registration service

More than 200,000 new businesses have used the Government's service to register for tax at the same time as registering their company. The streamlined company registration service was set up more than a year ago as a collaboration between HMRC and Companies House. It...

Thousands file tax returns over Christmas

More than 10,000 people filed their self-assessment tax returns over Christmas 2018, ahead of the 31 January 2019 deadline. According to figures from HMRC, a total of 2,616 people filed their self-assessment tax return on Christmas Day, with 231 sent between 1pm and...

Dates and deadlines for January 2019

As we begin 2019, here are some important tax dates to keep in mind this January. 7 January VAT return Due date for November VAT returns unless exempted. 14 January EC sales list Deadline for paper monthly or quarterly return filing. CT61 payment Due date for income...

Businesses get to grips with apprenticeship levy

Employers are becoming more confident in their knowledge of the apprenticeship levy, research by the Institute of Directors (IoD) has shown. According to a survey of 1,141 employers, 51% now say they understand it perfectly - up from 36% in March 2018. Since it was...