Five stages of Self Assessment stress

From blissful denial to grim-jawed resolve, where are you at on the Self Assessment stress scale?

Denial

Ages to go until 31 January Self Assessment deadline. Aaaaaages.

Bargaining

If you at least make a start on your tax return, you can justifiably wind down with at least three hours of Netflix… right? 😱

Panic

The receipts. WHERE ARE ALL THE RECEIPTS.

Anger

You don’t normally envy your office-dwelling, tax-return-free friends, but just look at them with their ‘weekends’ and ‘free time’. Grrr.

Acceptance

It’s time. Getting your Self Assessment tax return done might not be fun but a stiff upper lip is the only way to go. If you’re in need a helping hand, check out our handy Self Assessment SOS section. Now, go smash that tax return!


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