How do you register for Self Assessment?

Emily Coltman

Emily Coltman, FCA is the Chief Accountant for FreeAgent, who make online accounting software for small businesses and freelancers.

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Hi, I'm Emily Coltman, I'm chief accountant to FreeAgent where we make online accounting software for small businesses.

So, how do you register for Self Assessment?

How do you tell HMRC, the taxman, that they should expect from you a tax return?

What you need to do, is you need to go online and go to HMRC.gov.uk, click the link that says 'Self Assessment' and then click the link that says Register for Self Assessment.

That will register you for Self Assessment which means that the Revenue know to expect a tax return from you.

FreeAgent can help you to fill in your tax return and submit it to HMRC, click the link above this video for a bit more information about that.

Thanks for watching and we'll see you in the next clip.

Find out more about Self Assessment in FreeAgent

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