Tax self-assessment

The self-assessment tax return is an unavoidable burden if you are liable for self-employed tax or have complicated income tax affairs.

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Tax self-assessment - overview

While nobody likes paying income tax, the right approach to your tax return will minimise aggravation and can reduce the amount you end up paying.

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Income tax allowances and reliefs

Your income tax allowances include allowable expenses which you can set against your taxable profits as well as the personal income tax allowance.

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Income tax self-assessment

There's no need to be concerned about tax self-assessment - you just need to keep the right records and meet the deadlines. Our guide to the basics.

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Q&A: Mileage allowance tax rates

Tony Shanks of Tax Rebate Services provides useful advice on how to make sure you and your employees aren't missing out on mileage tax allowances.

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eBay and tax

It is possible to make quite a bit of money selling your old stuff on eBay or at a car boot sale. But where do HM Revenue and Customs draw the line?

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Tax codes: the basics

Every worker has a tax code issued by HMRC. But what are they for and how do you know if yours is correct? We answer key questions about tax codes.

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Check your tax for a previous tax year

Do you know whether you paid the correct amount of tax last year? This Tool will check how much tax you should have paid and whether a rebate is due.

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Check your tax for this year

This Tool will help you estimate how much tax you will owe at the end of this tax year. You can also check your tax code and personal allowance.

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Claim a tax refund

If you think you paid too much tax in a previous tax year, use this HMRC tool to claim a tax rebate.

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Do you have a second income?

If you earn income from sources other than through your employer, you may be classed as being both employed and self employed. This video explains.

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Get ready for Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital will radically transform the way businesses report to HMRC. Rachel Miller finds out what's in store and how to plan ahead.