Tax return deadline looms for 1.6m

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Around 1.6 million people still need to submit their self-assessment tax returns by the end of Friday or face an automatic £100 penalty.

Meanwhile, a further 100,000 higher-earning parents who are liable for a tax charge because they receive child benefit have failed so far to register at all for self-assessment, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) said.