Pressure builds for MTD delay

Two leading professional bodies have joined the Lords Economic Affairs Committee in calling for the Government to delay the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT by one year. The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and the Association of Taxation...

Self-assessment: the final countdown

Taxpayers who have yet to complete their self-assessment tax return for the 2017/18 tax year have until midnight on 31 January 2019 to file it online - or face a fine. People who are self-employed or have more than one source of income are usually required to complete...

HMRC error hits self-assessment taxpayers

An HMRC error has seen hundreds of early-paying taxpayers wrongly sent late-payment notices for self-assessment tax returns. Self-assessment returns for the 2017/18 tax year are due by midnight on 31 January 2019, along with any tax owed. However, the BBC reported...

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...