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    Any ideas how much an accountant would charge to do my self assessment ?

    #2
    £250 is reasonable according to this website :

    https://www.sage.com/en-gb/blog/file...return-online/

    But some online companies will offer tax return service at lower price.

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      #3
      Originally posted by Bridge2020 View Post
      Any ideas how much an accountant would charge to do my self assessment ?
      that will vary a lot dependant on where you are in the UK

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        #4
        It depends how much work is involved

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          #5
          If you don't require face to face meeting with accountant and have only one BTL property , you could use an online company such as twd for self assessment . ( I have no connection with this company and not making any recommendation ).

          https://twdaccounts.co.uk/services/s...ent-tax-return

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