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The modern alternative to Government Gateway

The UK Government has been leading the way in establishing digital presence to allow citizens to access public services online through Government Gateway. We take a quick look at the predecessors of GOV.UK.

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A new digital user experience via GOV.Verify

The online environment has evolved rapidly in the last 16 years from when Government Gateway first began. Users now have a whole new set of expectations when it comes to the internet. Nowadays social media and online shopping are a daily habit. The power of brands like Amazon, Facebook and MoneySupermarket has changed user experiences … Continue reading A new digital user experience via GOV.Verify

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Rural Payments: You can apply now for the Basic Payment Scheme 2017

From early March, farmers will be able to submit their application for the Basic Rural Payment Scheme 2017. Rural payments made to UK farmers can be quite complex, largely because there is no single type of rural payment and no single agency either. Devolved services for Scotland, Wales & Ireland don’t go through GOV.UK Verify … Continue reading Rural Payments: You can apply now for the Basic Payment Scheme 2017

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Last lifeline to avoid a HMRC fine

Quick, quick get moving on filing your self assessment tax form because the deadline is Tuesday 31st January 2017. Last January 2016 some  890,000* individuals filed their return late. There’s a £100 fine for late filing. Submit your tax return on time to avoid having to pay late fines and penalties. No one wants a case … Continue reading Last lifeline to avoid a HMRC fine

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3 really useful tips for filling in your self assessment tax return

Want to save yourself a £100 fine and further penalties by completing your self assessment tax return before the January 31st deadline? We’ve scoured the internet to collate the three essential things you can do now to ease the burden of filing and submit your return in good time. Read on to avoid a filing nightmare and turn your self assessment tax task into a quick-click affair.

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Is your occupation on HMRC’s Self Assessment “watchlist”?

If you’re a dentist, doctor, landlord or private tutor submitting your Self Assessment online this month, you may be under more scrutiny that other professions.

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Go online to apply for rural payments

Managing the countryside can be challenging with this in mind there are various grants and incentives available to ease the burden also known as rural payments. Apply online using Government Verify to authenticate your identity via SecureIdentity.

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