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Avoid fines – our accountants can submit your tax return before 31st January

Friday 24 January, 2020

Call our qualified accountancy team at Visionary Accountants in St Albans on 01727 730550 if you are worried about meeting your tax return deadline

Our local accountants will complete your tax return and avoid a fine. We save you time by submitting your online form to HMRC.

Online annual tax returns must be submitted by 31/1/20 to avoid a fine

The deadline for completing a paper annual tax return for the year 6th April 2018 to 5th April 2019 was 31st October 2019. If you missed this deadline, you will need to submit your annual tax return online. To avoid HMRC imposing fines, you need to file online by the 31st January 2020 deadline. If you did not file your annual tax return online last year, you will need to allow extra time as you will need to register with HMRC first.  

What penalties do HMRC charge for filing an annual tax return after the 31st January deadline?

HMRC will apply penalties if you miss the deadline or pay your tax bill late. Penalty fines start at £100 for a late return that is filed up to 3 months late. You will also be charged interest on late payments. Remember that penalty charges and interest will increase the later you file. 

Laura Mainwaring, Accountant, St Albans, Hertfordshire said: 

‘Our accountants are used to completing annual tax returns quickly and we work with clients across St Albans, Welwyn Garden City and Hemel Hempstead. Our accountancy team in St Albans recommends that you prioritise your tax return this January to avoid fines that will only increase the longer you delay filing your annual tax return.  

Many people put off completing their annual tax return, but our local accountants are here to help if you need assistance completing your online tax return. Just contact our accountancy team as soon as possible on 01727 730550 and we can discuss your tax return over the phone, or you can come into our central St Albans accountancy office on St Peter’s Street. We can prepare your tax information prior to filing your tax return on your behalf. Just remember that if this is the first time you have submitted your tax return online you will also need to register your details with HMRC first.  

Our professional team of accountants are on hand and have the technical knowledge and expertise to complete your tax return as painlessly as possible. Below is the information we will ask you to complete for a fact find in order for us to complete your tax return. We recommend you use a local St Albans accountant to complete your annual tax return.  We also offer a free initial consultation to discuss your tax return and your other accountancy requirements.’

Information that HMRC requires in a fact find

The information that HMRC needs to see is varied and includes employment information forms – either a P45, P60 or P11D. For anyone who is self-employed you must provide your accounts for the year. HMRC also need to have information on your earned income from dividends, and income from VCTs or EISs. Bank or building society interest must also be submitted and rental income if you own buy-to-let properties. Other income for example child benefit, pension income and contributions, or income and assets from trusts or inheritances must also be provided.

In Summary…

If you haven’t submitted your annual tax return there is still time, but don’t delay. Call our accountancy team today on 01727 730550. We will prioritise completing your annual tax return and submitting it online before the 31st January, so you avoid a fine.

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