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UK system allowing taxpayers to estimate taxes owed in the United Kingdom, a system that enables taxpayers to assess their own income tax and capital gains tax payments for the fiscal year

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Definitions of ’self-assessment’ and meaning of ’self-assessment’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’self-assessment’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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