Are you a sole trader or in a partnership?
Do you have different accounting dates as the standard 6th April to 5th April?
If you answered YES to both questions, some IMPORTANT changes will apply for the tax year 2023-24.
The “Basis Period Reform” (‘BPR’) will apply to you.
Any sole trader or partnership that does not have an accounting period ending between 31st March and 5th April (including 31st March and 5th April) will need to change the way they calculate their business profits for their 2023/24 tax return (and going forward).
If you have an accounting period ending between 31st March and 5th April then you may be affected in the 2023/24 tax year if you have unused overlap relief but on the whole these could be treated as ending on the 5th April.
The Basis Period Reform (BPR) means that Read more