Accountancy Resources

Here you will find some useful dates and information together with some further links to other resources that may assist you in ensuring you are compliant with HMR&C and Companies House rules...

Useful Dates

Self Assessment

Self Assessment includes all self-employed individuals, company directors and others registered to file a personal tax return.

31st October Self assessment deadline for filing a partnership or individual tax returns on "paper" for the tax year that ended 5th April that year.

31st January – Self assessment deadline for all partnership and individual tax returns that are to be submitted electronically for the tax year ended 5th April in the previous year.

31st January – Tax payment required consisting of any balance outstanding for the previous tax year plus a 1st payment on account towards the current tax year.

31st July – Tax payment required consisting of 2nd payment on account towards the tax year to 5th April that year.


Year end – Varies depending upon incorporation date and any changes made directly to the year end.

Accounts – Due to Companies House within 9 months of the company's year end. Penalties will be charged if they are filed any later than this.

Corporation tax – Due to be paid to HMR&C before deadline of 9 months and 1 day from the company's year end. (Note that this may change if it is a first accounting period or if the year end has been changed). Interest is charged on any outstanding liability if payment is not received on time.

Annual Return – All companies must file an annual return with Company's House confirming that the information held about the company is correct. The date that this must be filed varies for each company and a reminder will be sent out by Companies House.


Any tax and national insurance liability for the period to 5th of every month should be paid over to HMR&C to avoid penalties and/or interest charges by 19th of the same month.

Following the introduction of Real Time Information (RTI) by HMRC, all employers must report payroll information electronically every time they pay an employee.


Standard practice is now to file VAT returns electronically. If this is done, the deadline is generally one month and seven days following the end of the VAT return period. For example quarter ended 31st Dec, VAT return and electronic payment due by 7th February.

You can find a full, detailed list of information regarding the dates and information listed here on the HMR&C and Companies House websites. If you are having trouble finding what you are looking for or need advice about the information therein please feel welcome to conatct us

We hope you find this resource helpful however we'd like to remind our clients that all your accountancy requirements will be taken care of. Anything you need or are concerned about, please feel free to get in touch 01207 291 271 or .

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