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Category Archives:Self employed & self assessment

Hidden charges alert as 2.3 million miss Self-Assessment deadline

To many taxpayers, it must seem like the ongoing effects of the pandemic are an endless nightmare of tax deadlines, after the endless nightmare of lockdowns.

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Late filing penalties waived for one month to give taxpayers more time to prepare 2020/21 tax return

Late filing and late payment penalties will be waived for one month to give taxpayers more time to prepare their 2020 to 2021 Self Assessment tax return, it has been announced. Read More

HMRC asks sole traders to correctly report SEISS grants or “repay in full”

Sole traders who have not correctly reported their Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grants may be forced to repay them in full, it has been warned.

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Self Employed? HMRC’s self-serve Time to Pay facility may help you pay tax

Self employed workers who believe they may struggle to pay tax this year should consider arranging an affordable payment plan, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has said. Read More

Self Employment Income Support Scheme: fourth grant now live

Self-employed workers will be able to claim the fourth Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant from 22 April 2021.

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Increasing number of taxpayers targeted with threatening tax scams, HMRC warns

Taxpayers should remain vigilant to tax scams “threatening arrest” following a surge in reports, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned. Read More

Self-employed who missed extended tax return deadline “not eligible” for SEISS support, HMRC reveals

Self-employed taxpayers who failed to file their tax return by 02 March 2021 will not be entitled to further support under the Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), it has been revealed. Read More

Uber drivers “not self-employed”, Supreme Court rules

Ride-hailing giant Uber must pay its workforce at least the legal minimum wage and holiday pay after a Supreme Court ruled that its drivers are “not self-employed”. Read More

Number of late Self Assessment returns doubles, HMRC reveals

The number of taxpayers who failed to file their Self Assessment tax return on time has doubled, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed.

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