Online self assessment faces paperless future
HMRC have announced plans for paperless self assessment (SA), which will see online filers receive all official communications electronically.
The Revenue received 7.65m digital SA submissions in 2011/12 – 80.9% of the total number of returns for the year – but only 25% of taxpayers’ interactions with the department are online.
The proposed new system is set to launch a pilot phase in the next tax year. It will first require amendments to …
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