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A third of tax returns outstanding a week before the deadline

A third of tax returns outstanding a week before the deadline

Press Releases   •   Jan 24, 2018 00:01 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs has today announced just over three million customers are yet to complete their 2016 to 2017 returns with only one week to go before the 31 January deadline.

Self Assessment is simple with a Personal Tax Account

Self Assessment is simple with a Personal Tax Account

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2016 11:05 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is today urging first-time Self Assessment (SA) customers to register for a Personal Tax Account (PTA), and see how easy submitting a tax return really can be.

Intimate waxing? Top five worst tax return expense claims revealed

Intimate waxing? Top five worst tax return expense claims revealed

Press Releases   •   Jan 24, 2016 00:01 GMT

As the seven day countdown to the Self Assessment deadline begins, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed the top five most outrageous personal expenses claims included in 2013-14 Self Assessment tax returns.

‘I had an argument with my wife and went to Italy for five years’: top 10 worst tax return excuses revealed

‘I had an argument with my wife and went to Italy for five years’: top 10 worst tax return excuses revealed

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2016 00:01 GMT

The ten worst excuses for missing the 31 January Self Assessment deadline for 2013-14 have today been revealed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Tens of thousands ring in the new year by submitting tax returns

Tens of thousands ring in the new year by submitting tax returns

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2016 10:01 GMT

A record-breaking 24,546 people submitted their tax return online on New Year’s Eve, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed.

Crackdown on tax cheats nets £109m in just six months

Crackdown on tax cheats nets £109m in just six months

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2015 13:48 BST

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) taskforces have brought in £109 million in the last six months it was revealed today. That includes £64.9 million recovered in the first three months of this year, more than double the figure for the same period in 2014.

HMRC to email 650,000 tax return reminders

HMRC to email 650,000 tax return reminders

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2015 10:30 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) today began sending 650,000 email reminders to people who file their tax returns online, but have yet to complete this year’s Self Assessment tax return or pay what they owe before the 31 January deadline.

Women win the battle of the taxes

Women win the battle of the taxes

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2015 10:24 GMT

Women are more likely than men to send in their tax return on time, an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) analysis has revealed.

1,773 happy returns at Christmas

1,773 happy returns at Christmas

Press Releases   •   Dec 30, 2014 10:00 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) received 1,773 online tax returns on Christmas Day – a 13 per cent increase on last year’s total of 1,566.

Self Assessment newcomers urged to register now for online services

Self Assessment newcomers urged to register now for online services

Press Releases   •   Dec 11, 2014 10:40 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is urging first-time Self Assessment (SA) filers who haven’t sent in their returns to register for its online services now.

Tax return deadline just days away

Tax return deadline just days away

Press Releases   •   Jan 27, 2014 10:46 GMT

If you’re one of the 2.8 million people who still haven’t filed their 2012-13 tax return, you’ve only got until midnight on Friday to do it online and pay what you owe.

Many happy returns at Christmas

Many happy returns at Christmas

Press Releases   •   Dec 27, 2013 10:16 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed that 1,566 people found time during the Christmas Day festivities to send an online tax return.

Paperless Self Assessment moves a step closer

Paperless Self Assessment moves a step closer

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2013 12:13 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced plans for paperless Self Assessment (SA) tax returns in a consultation document published today.

Child Benefit reminder for higher income earners

Child Benefit reminder for higher income earners

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2013 10:49 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is today reminding people with an income over £60,000 whose family is still receiving Child Benefit to opt out before 28 March if they wish to avoid filling in a tax return and repaying the benefit for the 2013/14 tax year.

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Barrister found guilty of tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Feb 11, 2013 13:29 GMT

A barrister who failed to pay more than £600,000 in VAT was convicted for tax fraud today.