January hell: break the cycle now. By Mark Lee
Tempting as it is to forget all about it, for accountants who want avoid a January like the last one, and the one before that, the time for planning is now. This article is adapted from Mark Lee’s talk “How to make more money from your smaller clients (without fancy schemes)”.
Ten years on
Many of us were surprised by the build up of pressure to the first self assessment tax return filing deadline on 31 January 1998. The following month we started thinking about how to avoid a recurrence. And yet, for many practitioners every January is hell.