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Software Bug Prevents Business Owners Amending Tax Returns

Business owners submitting self-assessment tax returns may face delays on any rebates they are owed following a glitch in the Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) website, small business software firm Sage has revealed. The online self-assessment filing system should allow users to amend their tax returns on the HMRC website as many times as they need before the 31 January deadline, to ensure the data they entered is correct. But due to a software bug, anyone trying to enter the system to make a second amendment has been locked out and shown an error message. Sage said that small-business owners who have submitted incorrect data on the site and pay too much tax as a result could face a delay in receiving a rebate. “The first thing to do when you encounter any issues with ... »