When is the Self-Assessment deadline for filing Tax Returns? The UK Tax filing deadline for Self-Assessment tax returns is midnight of 31st January. We’ve listed below all applicable tax deadlines falling in between the 6th April and 31st January cut–off date. Not all criteria will be applicable to you but we find that our clients benefit by staying updated on all applicable UK tax return deadlines in the event personal situations change.
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UK Self-Assessment deadlines explained
Key UK Self-Assessment filing dates
- The UK Tax Filing Deadline for Tax Year 2020-2021 is the 31st January 2022
- The new UK Tax Year begins on the 6th of April each year
- The Filing Deadline of the tax year 2021-22 is the 31st January 2023
Self-Assessment deadline for Tax Year 2021-22
The self-assessment tax deadline for making your final submission and payments for any tax you owe for the current tax year is the 31st January 2023.
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5th October deadline
This deadline for informing HMRC you’re a self-employed tax payer; thus keeping them informed that you have to submit a tax return the following year. However, if you’ve already got yourself registered with HMRC as ‘self-employed’ it is not necessary to follow this deadline protocol.
31st October deadline
Self-employed UK tax payers submitting a paper tax return (not online) must meet this deadline. The option is still available, although, we encourage clients to opt for online tax filing in the UK as the easier and more efficient method; you can always enlist our services to tackle any online tax filing complications. Plus, paper filing may soon be redundant once the Government proceeds with their ‘Making Tax Digital’ plan.
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30th December UK Tax Return deadline
File your online tax returns by this date, if you want your tax to be deducted through PAYE using your individual tax code. This option is applicable provided you earn an income that’s already under the PAYE income tax system; in most cases this means you’re employed in addition to being self-employed or your self-assessment tax for the current tax year comes to less than £ 3,000.
Don’t mess around and guess when it comes to your taxes – Contact a UK Self-Assessment Tax Accountant
If all this sounds rather confusing, why don’t you contact our friendly UK tax consultants for a quick online assessment? With our help you won’t overpay UK income taxes, will avoid late filing penalties, and reap the best benefits for your UK income tax.
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