Find inner peace with the Tax man this January January 10th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments As the 31st January filing deadline is just weeks away, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is calling on anyone who hasn’t sent in their 2011-12 tax return to do so now – and find “inner peace”. HMRC found that people often felt a real sense of relief, or peace of mind, once they sent in their return – like a weight being lifted from their shoulders. A new ad campaign encourages people who still haven’t sent their return to “do it today, pay what you owe and take a load off your mind”, so they can experience “inner peace”. Any outstanding 2011-12 returns must be sent online to HMRC by 31 January 2013. If you send your return after this date, you won’t attain inner peace, as you’ll receive a £100 penalty – even if you have no tax to pay or you pay your tax on time. If you’re completing an online return for the first time, you’ll first need to register for online filing at www.hmrc.gov.uk/online. You’ll immediately get a User ID, and an Activation Code will be posted to you. Once you’ve activated your account, you can complete your tax return online. It can take up to seven working days to receive your Activation Code, so don’t leave it too late. And don’t forget, 31 January 2013 is also the deadline for paying any tax you owe for the 2011-12 tax year. If you haven’t sent in your return, and want more information on how to find inner peace, visit www.hmrc.gov.uk/sa or call the Self Assessment helpline on 0845 9000 444. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!