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My total income for this tax year is £5600 from share dividends and £6000 from rental income, i.e., £11600 should I be filling out a tax return or some such. Or am I one of the people who is completely removed from the tax system? I have no other income and I am confused. Should I be making a disclosure?

  • I assume you're in the UK given the £ symbols. Just to check, are you saying you don't have any other income at all, i.e. no employment income? – Ganesh Sittampalam Feb 24 at 17:35
  • Hi Yes I guess ive kind of dropped out for the past 3 years so yes thats the income I have savings i`m 55 and always been paye up till then thanks. – stevie b Feb 24 at 17:45
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The gov.uk site includes a brief test to check if you need to send a self-assessment tax return.

According to the information you have provided, you do need to send a return.

This issue appears to be that you have over GBP2,500 of rental income from a property you own.

Your gross income is only GBP100 over the current annual income tax allowance, so it is unlikely you will have to pay more than a few quid.

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