What to do if you can’t pay your tax

What to do if you can’t pay your tax

HMRC will consider extended options for settling your outstanding tax bill. The key is to contact HMRC, explain why you can’t pay on time, and discuss how you can settle any outstanding liabilities. If you can’t pay before the deadline, call the Business Payment Support Service. Anyone can use this service, not just businesses. Business … Read more

How long should you keep your records

How long should you keep your records?

If you are self-employed, and obliged to submit a self-assessment tax return, you must keep your tax records for at least five years after the 31 January submission deadline of the relevant tax year. For example, if you sent your 2017-18 tax return online by 31 January 2019, you must keep your records until at … Read more

Self-employed tax payments

Self-employed tax payments

Self-employed persons and other individuals who submit a self-assessment (SA) tax return should bear in mind that there are only few weeks left until the electronic filing and payment deadline for 2016-17, 31 January 2018. If you have not filed the 2016-17 SA return yet, or at the very least crunched the numbers to work … Read more

Evidence of earning for mortgage purposes

Evidence of earning for mortgage purposes

If you are a client, and registered to submit a Self Assessment tax return, we can provide you with a statement that you can use as evidence of earnings for mortgage purposes. If you are not a client, there are many ways you can obtain this data direct from employers and other sources. For example, … Read more