ABC Self Assessment prides itself on being simple-to-use software, allowing people to submit their personal or partnership tax return. It is ideal for people who haven’t the first clue when it comes to submitting a self-assessment without an accountant.
Those who have used this method say it helped make a terrifying experience ‘relaxed, simplified, straightforward and satisfying’. You can work through the entire form seamlessly, using a ‘Next’ button. Omissions or errors are highlighted as you go, but you can always revisit at any time.
- Simple to use.
- Safe and secure.
- Ideal if you live overseas.
- Multiple forms included.
- Several tax years available.
- Clear progress indicator.
- Export to .pdf at any point.
- Officially recognised by the HMRC.
- Private/ local install.
- No financial data stored ‘in the cloud’.
- Displays ‘running total of tax’.
This program is also context-sensitive, which helps take you directly to the relevant part of the HMRC notes. The sections you need are automatically added too, based on your responses. It boasts a clear progress indicator and will allow you to always continue where you left off every time you exit the app.
ABC Self Assessment is officially recognised by the HMRC, both for individual and partnership tax filing. So, you’re in safe hands! Your personal data is only stored in your computer, before being submitted directly to the HMRC when you’re happy. No financial data is stored ‘in the cloud’, either.
This solution is particularly handy for those who live overseas. Most people submitting their tax returns can do so via the HMRC online service. Although this website only available in certain circumstances, such as where you live. If you have income for a trust, are submitting for a previous year or are a minister of religion, you will also be unable to use the online service. That’s where ABC Self Assessment comes in!
Overall, ABC Self Assessment provides a clear and efficient service enabling people to effortlessly complete their tax returns correctly. It particularly comes in handy if you cannot access the HMRC online service and is officially recognised by the body, due to its safe and stable offering.