Encourage your members to get ahead - Self Assessment 2018

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Update from HMRC

Leading up to 31 January 2018, HMRC is delivering an exciting selection of help and support for your members to complete their 2016-17 tax return

Dear partner,

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Please promote and encourage your members to register and attend our featured webinars. Our advisers will be on hand to answer their questions. From filing a tax return online, to organising business expenses, we’ve got it covered in this range of specially selected webinars and live sessions:

Joining - no special equipment is needed, use the links to receive an invitation and connect using your desktop computer or any smart device.

Asking questions - use the on-screen textbox and we’ll send our responses.


How to complete your online tax return: Get the help you need completing your Self Assessment tax return. We’ll cover signing in and filling in the self-employment section, viewing your calculation and budgeting for your payments.

Book here


Business Expenses for the self-employed: Do your members know which business expenses are allowable? Find out about typical allowable expenses, including working from home and motoring expenses.   

 Book here


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.    

Book here


Record keeping for the self employed: How to keep records, set up a records system and how long to keep records.  

Book here


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.   

Book here


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.

Book here


Self Assessment Help and Support: This webinar covers general questions about your tax return and business expenses if you’re self-employed.

Book here


For more information try our YouTube videos and e-learning products, 'Starting your own business' and 'Self-employed business expenses'.

To help your member’s budget for their Self Assessment tax bill, we have a handy 'Ready Reckoner’ tool on G‌OV‌.U‌K.

Follow us on Twitter @HMRCbusiness to receive daily updates on what’s happening.

A Walsh

Head of Digital Support for Business and Agents

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