There’s only two months left until the 31 January deadline for online self-assessment tax returns.

At some date in the next few years, but no earlier than 2021, digital returns for income and corporation tax will become mandatory for some businesses and landlords.

The aim is that all taxpayers will be keeping digital records which interface seamlessly with HMRC’s tax systems, perhaps making the self-assessment tax return a thing of the past.

However, until that happens the self-assessment tax return is still due each year on 31 January. Read our article to ensure you submit your tax return in plenty of time.