Do you need help with your self assessment tax return?

25 January 2019

Do you still need to send HMRC your 2017-18 tax return? If so, there’s a range of online support that can help.

The deadline for filing your online self-assessment tax return and paying HMRC any money due is midnight on Thursday 31 January 2019.

HMRC’s YouTube channel has several useful videos including:

·         'Paying your Self Assessment tax bill'

·         'Expenses if you’re self-employed'

Both are available to view anytime.


HMRC also offer live webinars – they’re interactive and you can ask questions using the on-screen text box:


How to show self-employed business expenses on your tax return

This webinar will explain what business expenses are, what is and isn't allowable and how you enter the information on your tax return.

Register here – dates available are 30 January, 19 February and 19 March.


How to complete your online tax return

This webinar will show you how to tailor your return, complete the self-employed section and send your tax return online.

Register here – 31 January


You can also catch up with a series of recorded webinars to help you complete your tax return, including 'Finishing your tax return'.

Extra information can be found in HMRC’s online guide, 'Business expenses for the self-employed'.