Definition of self-assessment in English:

self-assessment

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noun

[mass noun]
1Assessment or evaluation of oneself or one’s actions, attitudes, or performance: each aspiring solicitor is obliged to go through a process of self-assessment [as modifier]: self-assessment procedures [count noun]: encourage students to make self-assessments and record their own progress
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  • Additionally, the contractor is invited and encouraged to submit self-assessments of performance for consideration by the review board during the formal evaluation process that occurs at the end of each evaluation period.
  • You'll need to make that argument by drawing upon your current assessment of the work, your original self-assessments, your peer responses, and my responses.
  • Without knowledge of the subjects' self-assessments, raters evaluated the subjects on the basis of their childhood memories.
1.1British Calculation of one’s own taxable liability: under self-assessment, some nine million people might have tax returns to file before January 31
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  • The Inland Revenue is also understood to be considering a more radical scheme, where some taxpayers who qualify for self-assessment might not have to fill in a tax return.
  • I know nothing about tax and self-assessment and I am scared that I am heading for a big fine.
  • Under self-assessment a particular view of a transaction or tax deduction is often taken which is felt to be correct but where the tax treatment is uncertain.

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