Harsher rules on late Tax Return penalties


Written by Ray Coman


HMRC have toughened the penalty system for late tax returns. With effect from the tax year ended 5 April 2011, automatic penalties now apply regardless of your tax liability. As such, even if you have no liability, or were due a refund, you are still liable to a minimum £100 if you were supposed to file a Tax Return and have missed the deadline. Penalties increase more sharply where a tax return is over three months late.


Coman & Co. Ltd. can help you avoid unwanted fines. We offer an efficient, online service. With our system you will be reminded well in advance of any relevant deadlines.


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#2 Ray Coman, FCCA, CTA 2015-11-06 12:09
Ray Coman, FCCA, CTA
You are welcome.

The article was written in January 2012 shortly after the introduction of the new rules, so I am not sure about 'finally.'

However I appreciate the compliment.

It is worth adding that penalties are not capped.
#1 Cornell 2015-10-10 20:04
Thanks for finally writing about >Harsher rules on late
tax return penalties

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