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Do I need to complete a tax return?

12/01/2018 17:57:10
Hi,

I started up my company and registered as a sole trader April 2017. I am just a little confused about the tax return and have a few questions:

1. As I have only just started April 2017, do I need to fill out a form at all? I have been looking and reading a lot of conflicting information

2. If I do not need to fill one out yet, when will I need to do this? Will it be next year?

3. I've read that HMRC will either send you a letter or email in regards to the tax return, does this happen at all?

Thank you for any help in advance!
Shannon
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Do I need to complete a tax return?

12/01/2018 18:09:09
Hi Shannon,

If you notified HMRC that your business started on or before 05/04/17 then you will be required to complete a return for the end of January. If it started on or after 06/04/17 then you won't be required to do one just yet. Let me know which one applies to you and I'll be able to advise further

Thanks

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