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‘My wife is seeing aliens’: the weirdest excuses to HMRC for late tax returns

As HMRC reveals the most improbable excuses and expenses on last year's tax returns, Which? explains how you can manage your self-assessment in 2018.

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Capital gains tax

Ask an expert: ‘How do I work out my capital gains tax on shares?’

When you sell shares, you may need to pay capital gains tax - but calculating it can be tricky. Which? explains how to work out CGT on shares.

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2016-17 tax deadline: 40% of Brits prefer the dentist to tax returns

Filing our tax return is a task many of us dread, but it doesn't have to be a hassle. Which? explains how you can take the pain out of tax season.

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Self-assessors spend 26 million hours on tax returns

Which? explains how much time it takes to do your tax return paperwork - including most time-consuming tasks and how you can speed up the process.

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£100 penalty for late tax returns to be scrapped

Automatic late fees for tax returns may become a thing of the past, as HMRC is set to introduce a new points-based model for missed filing deadlines.

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Budget 2017: will pensioners fund tax cuts for young adults?

Tax cuts for younger voters could be on the horizon in the upcoming Budget. It’s believed the Chancellor of the Exchequer is keen to introduce measures to rouse this demographic, after...

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Simplified tax returns for millions

Death of the tax return? HMRC simplifies self assessment

Millions of people could be freed from the hassle of submitting a tax return, as HMRC begins its roll out of a simplified system for some taxpayers. Around 11 million...

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