We work closely with HMRC to ensure that you have the help you need when it comes to tax return time. Most childminders are self-employed, and with a number of childcare businesses classed as small businesses, it can sometimes feel daunting to make sure that you're getting the bookkeeping right.
There are a number of free online events that can help you be prepared for the 31 January tax deadline. HMRC advisers will be on hand to answer your questions, whether it's about filing a tax return online or organising your business expenses, they've got it covered in this range of specially selected webinars:
How to complete your online tax return
Wednesday 25 January - 11am to midday Book your place here
Thursday 26 January -11am to midday Book your place here
Friday 27 January - 11am to midday Book your place here
Simpler Income tax for the self-employed
Thursday 26 January - 9am to 10am Book your place here
Business Expenses for the self-employed
Friday 27 January - 9am to 10am Book your place here
You can join these webinars, ask questions and leave at any point - no special equipment is needed, use the links to receive an invitation and connect via the internet or any smart device. To ask questions – use the on-screen textbox and the webinar host will send a response:
Self Assessment Help and Support
Thursday 26 January - 4pm to 6pm Book your place here
HMRC has also updated their YouTube videos and have more live and recorded webinars, with topics ranging from getting started to filling in your online tax return.