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24,500 tax returns submitted on New Year’s Eve

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HMRC has revealed that a record-breaking 24,546 people submitted their tax return online on New Year’s Eve, representing a 2.8% rise on a year ago; while at least 11,467 people filed their self-assessment tax return on New Year’s Day 2016 itself – with more than 600 people submitting their tax return between midnight and 10am on New Year’s Day.

Figures also show that the number of people completing their tax return on Christmas Day 2015 broke records, with 2,044 customers submitting their self-assessment tax return – an increase of 13% on 25 December 2014 – while on Boxing Day, 5,402 filed their online return. The deadline for sending 2014/15 self-assessment tax returns to HMRC, and paying any tax owed, is 31 January 2016.

Issue: 1291
Categories: News