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Your Self Assessment made easy with HMRC

Your Self Assessment made easy with HMRC
The deadline for submitting your 2016-17 tax return is 31 January 2018. Do you feel stuck? Not sure where to start? Don’t worry….

…let HMRC help with a range of free digital products and resources to make it easier for you. 

Being a self-employed childminder, you are responsible for calculating and paying your own tax and National Insurance (NI) – which can be daunting to say the least!

Choose from a selection of live or recorded webinars, online guides and short YouTube videos from the experts at HMRC to support you in completing your tax return. 

HMRC Live Webinars
No need for any special equipment, simply select the links provided and connect using your desktop computer or any smart device. You can submit questions using the text box on screen.

Live HMRC Support Sessions 
Listen to a live Q&A on various dates and get the answers to your questions, from business expenses to paying tax and National Insurance. Book now 

How to complete your online tax return
Get the help you need completing your Self Assessment tax return. Book now 

Dates and time s don't suit? Don’t worry - the links will be updated and new dates will be added throughout January. Or why not take a look at the e-learning package available from HMRC (developed specifically for childminders) available from the Learning Library when you login to the Membership Dashboard

There’s also a selection of short YouTube videos from HMRC, covering topics such as:
Expenses if you're self-employed
Paying your Self Assessment tax bill
Registering for Self Assessment


At SCMA, we understand that when it comes to your tax, you want to make sure you’re doing it correctly and thanks to our relationship with HMRC we’ve now published our 2017-18 Tax & NI guide for childminders.  

Our free 18-page guide covers the Tax and National Insurance issues that directly relate to a childminder’s businesses, and the guide follows childminder Sue as she calculates her own tax using real-life examples and case studies.

SCMA members can download our Tax & NI Guide from the Documents section of the Membership Dashboard. Login to the Membership Dashboard