For those wishing to complete paper self assessment tax returns, the filing deadline of 31st October 2009 is fast approaching.

The 31st January 2010 deadline remains for online submission of 2008/2009 self assessment tax returns.

Those wishing to make a paper return need to start compiling the information they need now, this includes a copy of forms P60 and P11D, self-employment accounts, records of savings and investments, and details of any untaxed income.

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