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Just want to ask about my tax return. I did my tax return

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Hi there, just want to ask about my tax return. I did my tax return for year 2016/2017 wrong (wring calculation) then I amended and put zero in that as I thought it would be better if my husband will do it on himself. Then I realized that it's a bad idea so I finally hired an accountant and she amended my tax return totally right now. I asked here if HMRC can do anything to me and she said that not. Is that correct or is there anything I should be worried?
Many thanks Miroslava
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have small online business and my turnover was 26000£

Hello and thank you for allowing me to assist you.

There is a ‘behaviour based’ system of penalties for inaccuracies on tax returns.

These range from 0% to 100% of the tax underpaid (or refund over claimed).

0% applies where a taxpayer has taken reasonable care, but later discovers an error and discloses this to HMRC.

100% penalties can apply when a taxpayer deliberately makes a false return, conceals the fact and only accepts the position following a challenge by HMRC.

You have corrected your return so I see no need for additional worries.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Even if I made mistake twice? I read so many articles on website so maybe I'm so confused. So they will not consider it as tax evasion or something. Sorry if this sound silly.

It's not silly.

Even if done incorrectly twice.

HMRC did not have to advise you about the mistake, you stepped up and corrected it yourself (with professional help).

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
You are so helpful thank you. So even that I put zero on than and then 26000 £ is still alright?

You are most welcome.

You corrected the declaration of zero and corrected to show the 26000, That is what is important.
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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
thank you for all your help

You are most welcome.