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Tax calendar

The red text indicates an entry relevant to companies and employers, black refers to personal tax, and bold indicates an important item.

Click on an item to find out more detail of how it may affect you.

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January 2023

Tuesday 31 Deadline for submitting your 2021/22 self assessment return (£100 automatic penalty if your return is late) and the balance of your 2021/22 liability together with the first payment on account for 2022/23 are also due

This deadline is relevant to individuals who need to complete a self assessment tax return and make direct payments to HMRC in respect of their income tax, Classes 2 and 4 NI, capital gains tax and High Income Child Benefit Charge liabilities.

There is a penalty of £100 if your return is not submitted on time, even if there is no tax due or your return shows that you are due a tax refund.

The balance of any outstanding income tax, Classes 2 and 4 NI, capital gains tax and High Income Child Benefit Charge for the year ended 5th April 2022 is due for payment by 31st January 2023. Where the payment is made late interest will be charged.

The first payment on account for 2022/23 in respect of income tax and any Class 4 NI or High Income Child Benefit Charge is also due for payment by 31st January 2023.

If we have already dealt with your self assessment return on your behalf you need take no action.

March 2023

Friday 3 5% late payment penalty on any 2021/22 outstanding tax which was due on 31st January 2023 and still remains unpaid

This deadline is relevant to individuals who need to complete a self assessment tax return and make direct payments to HMRC in respect of their income tax, Classes 2 and 4 NI, capital gains tax or High Income Child Benefit Charge liabilities.

The balance of any outstanding income tax, Classes 2 and 4 National Insurance, capital gains tax and High Income Child Benefit Charge for the year ended 5th April 2022 was due for payment by 31st January 2023. Where the payment is made late interest will be charged. On 3 March 2023 a late payment penalty of 5% will be added to the outstanding liability.

If we have already dealt with this matter on your behalf you need take no action.

Friday 31 Last minute planning for tax year 2022/23

The final deadline of 5th April 2023 is relevant to individuals who have not considered year-end tax planning issues. These issues include:

  • utilising your annual capital gains tax exemption
  • utilising your annual inheritance tax exemption for gifts
  • utilising your annual Individual Savings Account investment limit (ISA)
  • making additional pension contributions for 2022/23.

Please get in touch if you would like any further advice on these or any other issues.