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The Daily Telegraph Tax Guide 2014 by David Genders

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How to complete your Tax Return and work out your tax

This tax guide is being published shortly after HMRC have sent out Tax Returns:

  • requiring taxpayers, by law, to make a Return of their taxable income and capital gains for the year from 6 April 2013 to 5 April 2014; and
  • enabling them to claim the allowances and tax reliefs to which they are entitled for the same year.

Do I need to complete a Tax Return?

You probably don’t need to complete a Tax Return if:

  • your tax affairs are not complicated; and
  • you receive income taxed under PAYE.

But you may need to fill one in if:

  • your tax affairs are not straightforward; and
  • you receive income from several sources.

Who has to complete a Tax Return?

HMRC will want a Tax Return from you each year ...

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