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As HMRC say “Tax doesn’t have to be taxing”

The term ‘self assessment‘ is proving to be one of the great misnomers of all time. Many taxpayers struggle to understand the complex tax returns and complete them correctly. In the first year of the regime alone, 775,000 taxpayers received £100 penalties for failing to submit their returns on time, and some 400,000 incurred further penalties because their returns were still outstanding six months later!

The constant stream of changes to tax legislation means not only that the returns are becoming even more difficult to understand but also that taxpayers risk incurring more penalties through failing to complete their returns on time or correctly.

Thomas Barrie & Co. can save you a lot of time, worry, and money by handling your self assessment for you. We will do all the necessary computations, complete your return, and even offer advice on how you can minimise your tax liability.

We can act as your agent, dealing directly with the Inland Revenue on your behalf and, should you be selected for a self assessment enquiry, act for you at any meetings.

All our returns are filed electronically meaning that the information that we submit is fed directly into HM Revenue and Customs computers, cutting out potential errors.

Our fees for this start at £150 ex vat per annum.

Contact us for a free consultation