HMRC has revealed that 2,828 customers filed their self-assessment tax return on Christmas Day, compared to 2,700 in 2020.
The most popular time on Christmas Day was between midday and 12:59pm when 227 returns were filed.
In total, more than 31,000 customers submitted their 2020/21 tax return between Christmas Eve and Boxing Day.
Christmas Eve was the busiest day of the festive period for filing with almost 20,000 returns made while Boxing Day saw a further 8,641.
Myrtle Lloyd, HMRC’s Director General for Customer Services, said:
‘Filling in a tax return won’t have been on many people’s to-do lists for Christmas, but please don’t leave it until the end of January either. We have videos, guidance and helpsheets to support you – go to GOV.UK to find out more.’
The deadline for filing 2020/21 self-assessment tax returns is 31 January 2021. Please contact us if you require any help completing your return before this date.
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