Carrying forward losses over multiple years: a bug in the self-assessment form?

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    If you click on the ? by the "Loss to carry forward to following year, including unused losses brought forward:"

    it takes you to this page -

    this says "If your loss is higher than your profit, provide the remaining losses available to carry forward in the any other information for other property income."


      Thanks Banzai - I had the same issue and that is how I read the notes that appeared in the question mark on the online form (similar to the note referred to by mjlandlord above but the note is slightly longer for box 39 on the online form). I thought I was going mad so it's assuring to find that I was not the only one panicking!


        Further to my post above, this is also confirmed by HMRC in answer to a forum question:


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