New record for filing online tax returns

According to HMRC statistics a record number of taxpayers filed their Self Assessment tax returns online this year.

Apparently 6,429,899 people filed online by 31 January 2010 deadline. This number was three quarters of all returns submitted and was an increase of nearly 12% on the 2009 total of 5.8 million. Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Stephen Timms said: More people than ever before are now filing their tax returns online. It’s easier