Self Assessment Key Dates for 2015/16

Here are the important dates for completing your 2015/16 Self Assessment tax return for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).


What do I need to do?

When do I need to do it by?

Register for Self Assessment

5 October 2016

Submit a paper tax return 

Midnight 31 October 2016

Submit an online tax return and I want HMRC to automatically collect the tax I owe from my wages or pension

Midnight 30 December 2016

Submit an online tax return

Midnight 31 January 2017

Pay the tax I owe, including my first payment on account

Midnight 31 January 2017

Make my second payment on account

Midnight 31 July 2017

Make a change to my Self Assessment after I've filed it online

12 months after the initial deadline

Please see 'Self Assessment key dates for 2014/15' for the previous years dates.


How can I complete my Self Assessment online?

The GOV.UK Verify portal is an online service, and through it, you'll be able to do things like your Self Assessment tax return, check your State Pension statement, Income Tax and Company Car Tax.

To use it you'll need to have your identity checked - which is where CitizenSafe comes in. We'll get you verified as quickly as possible, so you can get on with the other important stuff.

Click here to download your free Self Assessment Guide


Try our CitizenTax App

We know that tax can be confusing! We created the CitizenTax app to make things little easier - including working out if you need to submit a Self Assessment. CitizenTax is available through iTunes and GooglePlay


Stay tuned to the CitizenSafe Tips & Guides for up-to-date information about other government services going live on GOV.UK Verify, or visit GOV.UK

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