Tag: Self-assessment

A Guide to HMRC Tax Penalties

If you miss a tax deadline, understate your tax assessment, or overclaim to tax relief, you may be liable to pay HMRC penalties. The type of penalty you pay will depend on the issue at hand and how severe it is. It’s in your best interest to get your books in order and ensure all…

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What is CIS tax?

At this time of year, you may overhear other workers on a construction site talking about doing their tax return. This is because they are taxed under a scheme called CIS. But what is CIS tax? And should you be paying it? CIS = Construction Industry Scheme The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is a tax…

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When is the self-assessment deadline?

All tradesmen who subcontract on a construction site of any kind will most likely be registered on the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS). This scheme allows the government to take tax from your monthly wages from your main contractor. Unlike most self-employed people you will be paying tax as you go but you will still be…

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