Last-minute respite for GPs struggling to comprehend and complete Type 2 forms

27th February 2018 by NASGP

Last-minute respite for GPs struggling to comprehend and complete Type 2 forms

27 February 2018 14.40pm

With less than 24 hours before the 28 February 2018 deadline to submit Type 2 self-assessment forms, the BMA says they have at last received confirmation from NHS pensions that no punitive measures will be applied to Type 2 GPs who do not submit their Type 2 forms by tomorrow’s deadline.

This announcement was issued on twitter by BMA Sessional GP Subcommittee Deputy Chair, Krishan Aggarwal, who has confirmed that BMA members will be emailed about this later today.

This is an unfolding situation, and at this moment there are no further details on how this will be more widely applied.

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