Who needs to submit a self assessment tax return?

Who needs to submit a self assessment tax return?
The deadline for submitting your self assessment tax returns online is January 31st 2016, so it's time to start preparing your accounts to make sure that you have everything in order in plenty of time for the deadline.

Submitting your tax return can be a complicated process. The first step is knowing whether you need to submit one or not. Most people have their income taxed before they receive it, and therefore do not need to submit a separate tax return.
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Changes to IR35 tax legislation

Changes to IR35 tax legislation
IR35 is a tax legislation introduced in the year 2000 that applies to those who are completing work for a client but are not employed by them; rather, they are paid through an intermediary. In these cases, the intermediary must pay the relevant tax and National Insurance Contribution payments, and ensure that compliance is met.
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The end of the annual tax return

The end of the annual tax return
This news may have been celebrated by many of you; in this year's Annual Budget, Chancellor George Osbourne announced that the annual tax return would be replaced by a more modern and simpler digital system.
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Self assessment tax return deadlines

Self assessment tax return deadlines
If you are self-employed then knowing the various self-assessment deadlines throughout the year is very important. If you do not meet these deadlines then you could find yourself having to pay penalties that could have been easily avoided. Here are some of the key deadlines for you to keep in your mind for completing your self-assessment tax return.
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Tax benefits when donating to charity

Tax benefits when donating to charity
Whether you are acting as a business or as an individual, donating to charity has a number of obvious benefits; you get to help a cause that you believe in, improve your reputation, and just generally feel good about yourself. But, as well as all of this, donating to a charity can also have financial benefits in the shape of tax relief.

Here is a quick run down of how tax is involved in donations to charity in a number of different circumstances.
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