Practically 66,500 individuals filed their 2021/22 tax return on the primary day of the brand new tax yr, HM Income and Customs (HMRC) has stated.
n latest years, rising numbers of “early-bird” clients have been submitting their accomplished self-assessment tax returns on April 6 – the date that marks the beginning of a brand new tax yr.
Practically 30,000 extra clients filed their returns on April 6 this yr than in 2018, based on HMRC, with 66,465 individuals submitting on April 6 2022.
Whereas many wait till nearer the annual submitting deadline on January 31, for some it is a chance to keep away from the last-minute rush whereas they’ve the related info at hand, the income physique stated.
Practically 66,500 clients filed their 2021 to 2022 tax return on the primary day of the brand new tax yr – 6 April 2022.https://t.co/vPwoeQa7HB
— HMRC Press Workplace (@HMRCpressoffice) Could 12, 2022
Those that do file earlier could discover they obtain any overpaid tax refunds from the 2021/22 tax yr sooner.
Folks can file their tax return on-line and it doesn’t must be completed in a single go.
Myrtle Lloyd, HMRC’s director normal for buyer providers, stated: “You don’t want to attend for the January rush to ship us your tax return.
“Increasingly more individuals are getting theirs out of the way in which early – search ‘self evaluation’ on gov.uk to get began.”