07 Dec 2017
It’s not too late to seek digital help and support to complete your tax return before the 31 January deadline.
HMRC are running live webinars and help and support sessions. You can join these webinars, ask questions and no special equipment is needed, just use the links to receive an invitation and connect via the internet or any smart device. To ask questions – use the on-screen textbox and HMRC will send a response.
How to complete your online tax return: Get the help you need completing your Self Assessment tax return. This webinar will cover signing in and filling in the self-employment section, viewing your calculation and budgeting for your payments.
Business Expenses for the self-employed: Do you know which business expenses are allowable? Find out about typical allowable expenses, including working from home and motoring expenses.
Car expenses for the self-employed: Find out what a business journey is, how to claim motoring expenses using the actual costs or flat rate method, when to claim capital allowances and how to deal with lease charges.
Record keeping for the self-employed: How to keep records, set up a records system and how long to keep records.
Self-employed – your payments to HMRC: This webinar covers your income tax bill, the different types of National Insurance you may have to pay and what happens when you’re employed and self-employed at the same time. We’ll also tell you about budgeting for your first bill and how to pay HMRC.
Self-employment Help and Support: This webinar is aimed at sole traders and self-employed partnerships, covering topics affecting small businesses, including business expenses, Cash Basis and Self Assessment tax returns.
Self Assessment Help and Support: This webinar covers general questions about your tax return and business expenses if you’re self-employed.
To help you budget for your Self Assessment tax bill, HMRC have a handy 'Ready Reckoner' tool.
Follow HMRC on Twitter @HMRCbusiness to receive daily updates on what’s happening.
The deadline for filing your tax return is 31 January 2018 – file early to avoid the rush.