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Tax Return deadlines – don’t be caught with missing it and paying fines and surcharges

John Nuth - Friday, October 23, 2015

It’s that time of year again! Your Tax Return will need to be with HMRC soon. If you’re self-employed or in a partnership the deadline for your paper based Self-Assessment Tax Return for 5th April 2015 is 31st October. For on-line submissions the deadline is 31st January 2016 The penalties can be quite severe:

Late Filing


Missing deadline (if only by one day)


3 months late

£10 per day up to a maximum of £900

6 months late

5% of tax due if £300 or more