Self Assessment and tax resource

What is a tax return? Take a look at our top tips, articles, and guides

Getting your head round your taxes and completing your Self Assessment doesn’t need to be a chore. From the details on income tax and tax-deductible expenses to the deadlines you need to meet, we’ve got what you need to know.

Latest news on tax


HMRC scams to watch out for


Tax on side hustles is changing

From 1 January 2024, popular side hustle platforms have to report how much money people are making as HMRC checks freelancers are reporting their income correctly.

Tax return help


The Self Assessment process


When is the Self Assessment deadline?

Need to know when to pay your tax bill? Check the key Self Assessment deadlines, as well as other important tax year dates.


Self-employed tax rates


Self-employed expenses

From office supplies and marketing to ULEZ charges and insurance, here’s what you can claim on your tax return to reduce your taxable income.


What is payment on account?


How to use HMRC’s Time to Pay service

Struggling to pay your tax bill before 31 January? If so, you may be able to pay in instalments using HMRC’s Time to Pay service.

Side hustles alongside full time work – how much tax do you pay?

It’s important to make sure you’re paying the right tax when you’re both employed and self-employed in the UK. Read more about side hustle tax.

Haven’t started your side hustle yet? It’s time to get started.

Support for landlords


Landlord tax return


Buy-to-let tax changes

Stay up to date with the latest tax changes landlords need to be aware of, including lower capital gains tax allowances and a delay to Making Tax Digital.

Small business tax guide – what tax do small businesses pay?

We’ve outlined the main taxes small businesses need to pay below. But the specific taxes that apply to your business will depend on its structure, the products and services it offers, and its performance.

It’s also worth looking into business tax relief.

Worried about filing your tax return?

Don’t be. Our simple guides will help you out along the way – but if you do make a mistake, you can always amend your tax return the same way you submitted it.

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