frequently asked questions

Self Assessment: Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the important dates under Self Assessment? The important dates for taxpayers are: Dates for the Tax Return 6th April – The tax year This starts on 6 April and ends on 5 April: so the tax year 2008-09 starts on 6 April 2008 and ends on 5 April 2009. 30 September – Deadline for sending in your tax return If you want us to work out your tax bill you should fill in your return and send it in by 30 September after the end of the tax year. We will still calculate your tax bill after this date but we cannot guarantee to tell you how much to pay by the end of January. You should also send in your tax return by 30 September if you want any tax you owe (less than £2000) included in the following year’s tax code. Remember: If you submit your Tax Return over the Int... »

IIP – Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does It Cost? The main cost of achieving the Standard is in the staff time – in seeing how you measure up to the Standard, in working out what changes you need to make and in putting those changes into practice. You’ll have a clear picture of your potential costs once you have identified what changes, if any, your organisation needs to make. How long does it take? It depends very much on what kind of changes, if any, you need to make and how quickly you can put them into practice. You may be able to tie these activities into priorities that you have. Can you do it yourself? Everything is written in clear English so that you can check yourself how your organisation measures up against the Standard. If you decide you do want advice or support, you can contact your local ... »