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Getting a new job? See how much you’ll take home

Getting a new job? See how much you’ll take home

What matters to you when you’re looking for a new job or getting a promotion? The people? The role? The title? The culture? The hours? Whether there’s a company dog on the about us pages of the website? All can be important to different people. Of course you’ll also...

Are you a final filer?

Are you a final filer?

Remember to submit any outstanding tax returns by 28 February to avoid a late filing penalty A reminder that HMRC effectively extended the 2019/20 tax filing deadline by a month to Sunday 28 February.  That date is almost upon us, so if you haven’t yet submitted your...

More help, or more tax? untied’s Budget predictions

More help, or more tax? untied’s Budget predictions

untied has predicted what we might see in the 3 March Budget this year for untied users and taxpayers more generally. Difficult dilemma for the Chancellor in the current circumstances Corporation and capital gains taxes are likely to be considered for changes in view...

Tax flash – new self assessment tax return and payment deadlines

Tax flash – new self assessment tax return and payment deadlines

HMRC have announced an effective 28 February deadline extension for submitting a personal tax return, and an extension of the payment period before incurring a penalty to 1 April. Five things to know about the personal tax return deadline announcement: HMRC have said...

Will you be affected by the Supreme Court decision relating to Uber?

Will you be affected by the Supreme Court decision relating to Uber?

The Supreme Court has determined Uber drivers should be treated as workers, entitled to minimum wage and holiday pay. But what does it mean from a tax point of view? This case was an employment law matter and did not look at their tax status. If you work in the...

Call HMRC in the morning for shorter waiting times

Call HMRC in the morning for shorter waiting times

Millions of people are still completing their 19/20 taxes at the moment and while services such as untied are helping people take control of their taxes, there are many reasons that someone needs to be contacting HMRC at this time. Anyone who has tried to call the...

The income tax year and the January deadline – now updated

The income tax year and the January deadline – now updated

For many people new to filing taxes, the tax year can be confusing. We'll help you through. STOP PRESS: NO PENALTIES SO LONG AS YOU FILE BY 28 FEBRUARY In a rush? The deadline on 31 January 2021 (now effectively extended to 28 February 2021) is for the period from 6...

untied’s Xmas tax snapshot 2020

untied’s Xmas tax snapshot 2020

Well it looks like people were enjoying their Xmas TV more this year. With the Queen topping the viewing figures, Xmas tax submissions were down 10% compared to last year when Love Actually was on. We've just got the stats in from HMRC. 2,700 people pressed submit on...

Merry Xmas

Merry Xmas

Last year, HMRC reported that 3,003 people completed and filed their tax return on Christmas Day! untied also saw a spike of activity over the Christmas holidays. Our users were most active on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day – hopefully enjoying a good lunch on Christmas...

untied sponsoring FinTECHTalents Conference

untied sponsoring FinTECHTalents Conference

untied is delighted to be among the sponsors of the FinTECHTalents Virtual Open Finance 2020 event on 9 December. Paul Loberman, untied's new Chief Product Officer, is moderating a key panel at the event. This discussion is all about competition in an open world and...

Celebrating small business Saturday!

Celebrating small business Saturday!

Happy Small Business Saturday from untied! And a guest post from Simmone, a freelance fitness instructor. She has been using untied since it first launched in 2018. She was the first person in the country to submit a fully mobile tax return to HMRC so knows a thing or...

December monthly update

December monthly update

There are just 31 days left of 2020! However you're celebrating, we’re wishing you all the best ahead of the festive period! Did you know that around 12,000 of us submit our tax returns on Christmas Day and Boxing Day each year – with 248 people submitting their...

SEISS – Phase 3 now open

SEISS – Phase 3 now open

A quick post. For those who are eligible for SEISS (which basically means that self-employment was your main income before April 2019), Phase 3 is now open. More here.

SEISS – we call for you to be helped

SEISS – we call for you to be helped

We have called on the Government to extend SEISS. Six hundred and fifty thousand people have become self-employed since the cut-off for support in April 2019, over 18 months ago. Many will be left to struggle to make ends meet during the critical Christmas and New...

November monthly update

November monthly update

Key dates for the calendar⏳ 31 January - tax filing deadline day. Yes, it's less than 100 days until deadline day!   New untied features, tips and news The most recent version of untied pro is 1.05.048. Make sure you're up to date. You will find the version...

Need to know: selling your spare stuff online

Need to know: selling your spare stuff online

Right now there are over 1.5 billion listings on eBay, the world's largest peer to peer marketplace, ranging from iPhones to ice cream makers and pretty much everything in between. Since eBay's launch, a huge number of websites and apps have popped up. Brands like...

Need to know: Airbnb hosting

Need to know: Airbnb hosting

It's the era of staycations, domestic holidaying, and needing new sources of income. Spare rooms have become an asset. There are nearly a quarter of a million Airbnb landlords. Add in other platforms such as HomeAway, direct services like Booking.com and holiday...

Don’t look like us? Join us

Don’t look like us? Join us

This is a short post. But an important and personal one. We're hiring and want people who get stuff done. Developers, designers, comms, product and tax specialists. Ambitious, curious people who want challenge. We work together, respect and support each other. But who...

October monthly update

October monthly update

September was another busy month for untied, with the team working on a whole host of new features for both Pro and Lite customers to enjoy. Keep your eyes peeled over the next few weeks, as we've got loads of exciting announcements! Key dates ⏳ 5 October -...