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What is a 1046 authentication error?
When you receive a 1046 error message in TaxCalc (as shown above), it means one of the following: HMRC hold different details to what has been input into TaxCalc prior to the submission attempt There is a block on your HMRC account. This can happen if you have attempted to file a number...
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How do I resubmit a return or file an amended return?
If, after making a successful submission, you need to make changes and file an amended return. Please see the video tutorial for a walk through of the process. Alternatively, please follow these written steps: Make your corrections. Click on Check & Finish. Check and review your...
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What exchange rate shall I use to convert foreign income into British pounds?
HMRC provides a list of exchange rates to use if you need to convert income into British pounds for your tax return.
rating 17 Jun, 2016 Views: 32398
Why can't I print my document or create a PDF?
If you're having problems printing or creating a PDF this could be due to a problem with the installation or configuration of the default PDF reader. If you're using TaxCalc 2015 or newer you can switch to TaxCalc Viewer instead. For more information read How do I enable TaxCalc Viewer? If your...
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Tax Rates and Allowances
Please select from below: Income Tax National Insurance Contributions Working and Child Tax Credits Child Benefit and Guardian's Allowance Tax Free Savings Account Fuel Benefit Charge Van Benefit Charge VAT Capital Allowances Corporation Tax Authorised Mileage Rates Pension Contributions...
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How do I pay HMRC?
You can pay HMRC by several methods which are listed below with links to the relevant page on HMRC's website: Same or next day: Online or telephone banking CHAPS (Clearing House Automated Payment System) Debit or Credit Card online (You won't be able to pay with a personal credit card...
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What's the deadline for my self-assessment tax return?
For the tax year ending 5 April 2018, the deadlines for self-assessment tax returns are: 31 October 2018 – paper. 30 December 2018 – online if you owe less than £3,000 and want it collected through next year's tax code. 31 January 2019 – online. If you miss the deadline you'll be...
rating 22 Nov, 2018 Views: 16449
"Can't open this file. There's a problem with the file format" when trying to print preview in TaxCalc using Windows 8/8.1
You might get the following error message instead of a pdf preview window when printing from TaxCalc using Windows 8 or 8.1: Can't Open this file. There's a problem with the file format This could be caused by one of two issues: Adobe Reader isn't installed. Adobe Reader isn't the latest...
rating 28 Oct, 2015 Views: 15350
Can I file a paper return using TaxCalc?
If you want to file a paper return, you can print your return using TaxCalc and then send this by post. PLEASE NOTE: When you print the return, you must ensure that you print the return in greyscale or colour. Black and white returns will be rejected. The paper return deadline is 31 October 2021...
rating 23 Mar, 2021 Views: 11989
What tax years can I file online?
Self Assessment Filing Deadlines Your Self Assessment Tax Return (SA100, SA800, SA900) normally has to be completed and submitted to HM Revenue and Customs by 31st October following the tax year end (5th April) if you file on paper, or by 31st January following the tax year end if you file...
rating 18 Mar, 2021 Views: 5303
Why does the IRmark on a tax return change?
What is the IR Mark? The IR Mark is a software generated reference and assists in the creation of the File By Internet Receipt returned by HMRC. It is a mechanism which could potentially be used during investigations, to aid taxpayers and HMRC in ensuring that the submission sent and received...
rating 09 Feb, 2021 Views: 4090
How do I print a copy of my return?
You can easily print your tax return to a printer or PDF. Please see the below video tutorial for more information. Alternatively, please see the written instructions below: Open the tax return. Click on Check and Finish. Click on Print. Click on Next Step in the HMRC warning message (if...
rating 05 Nov, 2020 Views: 3912
I've received a letter from HMRC stating that I've submitted an amended return but no original has been received – what do I do?
An online amendment would've been sent to HMRC if the Amended box was ticked in the online filing settings page when you filled in your original return. If you haven't submitted the original return yet, follow these steps: Click on Check and Finish. Click on File online. Click on Re-submit...
rating 15 Jun, 2016 Views: 3850
Delayed response / Return keeps polling when filing to HMRC
If you receive a status from HMRC of Delayed Response when attempting to file online, this usually means that HMRC's processing systems are very busy. This won't affect the submission of the return itself but it does mean that the Submission Finished message won't be as prompt as usual. When...
rating 03 Aug, 2020 Views: 3815
TaxCalc doesn't generate a print preview
TaxCalc uses the Adobe pdf file standard as its printing output. This allows you to have more control over the printing options and also allows you to save your tax returns as pdf documents. If you get an error from Adobe Reader when trying to generate a print preview, follow these instructions:...
rating 16 Mar, 2016 Views: 3508

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