List of information about Self-employment.


  1. Register for and file your Self Assessment tax return

    Register for Self Assessment, sign in and send your Self Assessment tax return online

  2. Self Assessment tax returns

    Self Assessment tax returns - deadlines, who must send a tax return, penalties, corrections, paying your tax bill and returns for someone who has died

  3. Pay your Self Assessment tax bill

    Payment options for your Self Assessment tax bill - Direct Debit, bank transfer, through your tax code, debit or credit card, cheque and flexible payments

  4. Expenses if you're self-employed

    Business expenses you can claim if you're self-employed

  5. National Insurance

    National Insurance - your National Insurance number, how much you pay, National Insurance rates and classes, check your contributions record

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Guidance and regulation

  1. HMRC calculators and tools
  2. Check employment status for tax
  3. Find software suppliers for Self Assessment
  4. Off-payroll working through an intermediary (IR35)
  5. Help and support if you’re self-employed
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News and communications

  1. Do your Self Assessment online, don’t miss the deadline
  2. HMRC launches a new way to report income and expenses online
  3. Have you returned your SAfe Assessment?
  4. Last chance - new Self Assessment online chat service
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Research and statistics

  1. Pensions and long-term savings trials for self-employed people
  2. Drivers of savings behaviour for retirement among the self-employed
  3. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to June 2018
  4. OTS suggests PAYE equivalent for online platform workers
  5. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to December 2017
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Disguised remuneration: self-employed schemes
  2. Revenue and Customs Brief 2 (2016): deduction of Income Tax at source from payments of peer-to-peer interest
  3. Revenue and Customs Brief 7 (2015): new rules for the self-employed claiming Working Tax Credit
  4. Class 2 NICs: inactive members of Limited Liability Partnerships
  5. Making tax easier
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