Self Assessment

The Self Assessment small business archive.


You should file your tax return by January 31, despite HMRC extension

The taxman is giving self-employed people an extra month to file their tax return penalty-free. However, payment must be made by January 31

Accounts & Tax

Making a tax return ahead of the end January deadline

The deadline for making a tax return is fast approaching so those needing to do so must act now before 31 January

Accounts & Tax

Six reasons to tackle your self-assessment tax return early

Emily Coltman, chief accountant at FreeAgent, explores why it may be beneficial to take on the self-assessment tax return early.


Half of SMEs lost money on self-assessment errors in 2016

More than half of SMEs believe there is enough information available about the self-assessment tax.

Accounts & Tax

Avoid self-as-stressment next year: Get your books in order now

Emily Coltman gives her top tips for getting your books in order now, so you can avoid a self-assessment headache next year.

Accounts & Tax

Four things to remember if you miss the self-assessment deadline

Emily Coltman gives her top tips for small businesses completing their tax return after the deadline.


Vast majority of self-employed are unaware of the end of self-assessment

Some 94 per cent of small business owners have not heard of the Making Tax Digital initiative, research finds.

Accounts & Tax

SMEs urged not to delay when registering self assessment

FreeAgent is urging businesses to complete their tax self assessment quickly to avoid hefty fines from HMRC.

Accounts & Tax

Why the Christmas holidays are a great time for your self-assessment

Emily Coltman gives her four top reasons for tackling your self-assessment over the festive period.


Make sure you don’t miss the self-assessment deadline

Chas Roy-Chowdhury of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants discusses the need to keep an eye on the self-assessment deadline.

Accounts & Tax

Six reasons to tackle your self assessment now

Emily Coltman discusses why it's best to be well prepared for the January 31st deadline.

Partner content

How to prepare for business growth in 2022

The team at Funding Options explain how to prepare for business growth in 2022

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Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

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Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

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How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?