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Posted Wed, 11 Jan 2023 13:22:53 GMT by BatchSoogie
Hello, any help on the below appreciated please. I want to submit my self-assessment tax return for financial year 6 Apr 2021 to 5 April 2022, during which I was self-employed. Problem: I get the error "You cannot use this service." in the box next to Apr 21 to Apr 22 at So I can't submit my return. Details: The previous year (20-21) I was employed and the system tells me I submitted the right amount of tax. In order to access 21-22 I click 'Choose which year to view' at the top. For 21-22 I get this error saying I can't use this service. I registered as self-employed in August 2022, was this too late? Even though the deadline for the return is 31 Jan 2023? Any guidance appreciated. Thanks, 
Posted Mon, 16 Jan 2023 15:45:52 GMT by HMRC Admin 5

You will need to contact the self assessment team:

Self Assessment: general enquiries

to check whether a return request has been issued.
If self assessment is not expecting a tax return, it won't allow you to submit one online.

Thank you.

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