Witches and extra-woolly underwear: the bold and bizarre excuses and expense claims taxpayers have made

With every annual Self Assessment deadline, HMRC releases some of the unusual and outlandish excuses they receive for late tax return submissions. They also reveal some of the more brazen expense claims self-assessors have attempted to submit. Regardless of how amusing these entrants may be, HMRC holds its stance that these eccentric excuses and claims…

5 common mistakes to look out for in your Self Assessment Tax Return

Completing and submitting your Self Assessment Tax Return (SATR) can seem like a daunting task, but having it prepared well in advance of the 31st January deadline will make your life so much easier. If you miss the deadline you will be subject to a penalty, and this sum will only increase the longer you…