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 2017 was due for payment by 31st January 2018. Where the payment is made late interest will be charged. On 3 March 2018 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.
The final deadline of 5th April 2018 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 2017/18.
Please do get in touch if you would like any further advice on these or any other issues.