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Published on 23 February 2024

Check your PAYE code carefully

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have started to issue PAYE codes for the next tax year – 2024/25. You may receive a paper coding notice (form P2), or alternatively an email notification that your new code is available to see in your personal tax account (PTA). In this article, we look at some of the...

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Published on 21 February 2024

Changes to reporting income from self-employment and partnerships

This month HMRC are writing to around 100,000 unrepresented self-employed individuals or trading partnerships who do not have an accounting period ending between 31 March and 5 April. The letter is highlighting significant new changes to how these businesses will need to report their accounting info...

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Published on 20 February 2024

Tips to follow when submitting a P87 tax refund form

HMRC issue some tax refunds automatically. In other cases, you need to actively claim tax refunds. For example, for job-related expenses that you paid for yourself, you need to make a claim by completing form P87. For refunds relating to the 2019/20 tax year, you need to make your claim by 5 Ap...

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Published on 9 February 2024

Side hustle tax mythbuster

The noise about ‘side hustle tax’ is showing no signs of dying down and we are still seeing incorrect information circulating online about the tax position of people selling items via online platforms. We previously published a flowchart trying to provide clarity on the rules. In this, our thir...

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Published on 17 January 2024

Time running out before 31 January self assessment deadline

The deadline for sending most online 2022/23 self assessment tax returns to HMRC, and for paying the related tax, is 31 January 2024. If this deadline applies to you, make sure you file your 2022/23 tax return online and pay any tax you owe by 31 January 2024 to avoid penalties and interest....

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Published on 12 January 2024

More ‘side hustle’ tax help

Despite ongoing efforts by tax professionals up and down the land, we are still seeing a large amount of confusion about the ‘new’ side hustle tax reporting rules for online platforms. There is no new tax on side hustles. Here, we reiterate the main things you need to know, provide a new flowchart t...

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