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. Pay your VAT bill

    Payment options for your VAT bill, including VAT MOSS - Direct Debit, credit or debit card online, Faster Payments, online banking and standing orders

  5. Working for yourself

    What makes you self-employed, what counts as trading and what to do, including registering for Self Assessment

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Check employment status for tax
  2. HMRC calculators and tools
  3. Off-payroll working through an intermediary (IR35)
  4. Find software suppliers for Self Assessment
  5. Business Income Manual
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News and communications

  1. HMRC launches a new way to report income and expenses online
  2. Have you returned your SAfe Assessment?
  3. Last chance - new Self Assessment online chat service
  4. HMRC launches Self Assessment Q&A video
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Research and statistics

  1. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to June 2018
  2. OTS suggests PAYE equivalent for online platform workers
  3. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to December 2017
  4. Business Records Checks and attitudes towards record keeping
  5. Needs Enhanced Support (NES) customers
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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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