Meaning of “self-assessment” in the English Dictionary

"self-assessment" in British English

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self-assessmentnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌself.əˈses.mənt/ us /ˌself.əˈses.mənt/

(Definition of “self-assessment” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"self-assessment" in Business English

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self-assessmentnoun

/ˌselfəˈsesmənt/ uk us

[ U ] TAX a system for people to calculate for themselves how much income tax to pay:

New guidelines are being published for self-assessment this tax year.
Make sure that you have submitted your self-assessment tax return by 31 January.

[ C or U ] HR, WORKPLACE a judgment made by an employee about their own work, abilities, etc., or the process of doing this:

Despite these achievements, she was humble in her self-assessment.
Managers are regularly asked to carry out self-assessment exercises.

(Definition of “self-assessment” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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