COVID-related disruptions are a ‘reasonable excuse’ for late Self-Assessment returns

COVID-related disruptions are a ‘reasonable excuse’ for late Self-Assessment returns

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) accepts coronavirus-related disruptions, both within an individuals’ personal and business life, as a ‘reasonable excuse’ for missing the Self-Assessment tax return deadline. However, individuals must write an appeal, providing evidence or explaining how COVID-19 delayed them, and submit their returns promptly. Read more