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Self-employed fail to file taxes on time

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Published 27/09/2011 | 05:00

UP to 20pc of the self-employed fail to file their tax returns on time, new research shows. People with taxable income have until the end of next month to file a tax return with the Revenue Commissioners. But large numbers of the self-employed are late filing their returns and end up having to pay penalties, according to taxback.com.

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