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Income Tax Deferral for the Self-Employed

If you are self employed, Income Tax payments due in July 2020 under the Self-Assessment system will be deferred to January 2021.

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You will not be penalised for late payment or charged any late payment interest. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Anyone self-employed is eligible, and this offer will be applied automatically. During the deferral period you will not be penalised for late payment, or charged any late payment interest.

For more guidance on the coronavirus outbreak, see our Coronavirus Advice Hub.

Call on Government to properly protect freelance workers

Whilst we’re doing what we can to alleviate some of the financial pressure on musicians – we urgently need proper protections from Government for freelance workers affected by or self-isolating due to coronavirus.

We’re asking musicians to join us by writing to their MPs. We’ve even published a letter template if you’re not sure what to say – take action now.


Published: 23/03/2020

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