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  • Foreign currency exchange rate

    I have been freelancing this fiscal year for companies in the EU. I have been paid exclusively in euros for this work and all invoices are in euros. The money currently sits in a Wise bank account. Am I right in thinking that if I change the euros to GBP before 05/04/2023 in one transaction, I will only need to use the exchange rate for that transaction when calculating my self assessment and not have to bother tracing the exchange rate back for the year? I.e. if the exchange rate is currently €1.1 to £1 and I have €1100, I could convert that to £1000 and then just count this as earning £1000? So I’d pay about 20% tax and be left with £800? Also, if I waited past 05/04/2023 to do this, would I have to count the money as earned in the 23/24 financial year, even though the euros were paid to me in 22/23? Thanks