One million miss UK tax return deadline

Pedro Gonçalves
One million miss UK tax return deadline

Almost one million taxpayers missed the Jan 31 annual tax return deadline this year, triggering immediate fines of close to £100m.  In total 958,296 people failed to submit their self-assessment tax returns on time, according to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).  A total of 11.1 million did hit the deadline of the end of Friday to complete their self-assessment tax forms. As usual, there was a surge of last minute submissions, as thousands of taxpayers filed their tax returns in the last hou...

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