Top 10 Excuses For Missing The Tax Return Deadline

Published 7th December 2022

The 31st January deadline for submitting your tax return for the tax year to 5th April is fast approaching and you may be eligible for a tax refund.

Below are the top 10 excuses HMRC has heard over the years as to why tax returns were not submitted on time.

Each of the above did receive a fine from HMRC for filing late. 

For help submitting your tax return, contact the experienced Pierce Tax Team on 01254 688100.

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