31 January 2019 deadline

The    deadline    for    filing    self-
assessment  tax  returns  online  for
2017/18 and for paying any remaining
tax for 2017/18 is 31 January 2019.
The deadline also applies for the self-
employed to pay their Class 2 and
the balance of any Class 4 National
Insurance    contributions    due    for
2017/18.

The first payment on account of
the 2018/19 liability is also due by 31 January 2019.

Penalties    are    charged    where
returns are filed late and tax paid
late. Interest is also charged on late
payments.

Comment: HMRC produce a tool
which can be used by an individual to
check whether they need to submit a
self-assessment tax return. The tool is
available on the Gov.uk website at

www.gov.uk/check-if-you-need-tax-return

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