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Delete Losses section from online Self assessment form

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EnigmamanEnigmaman Forumite
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I am having trouble with one last stage of completing my SA form.
 It concerns the section that asks "Have you made any income tax losses".
As one of my self-employments has made a small loss (around £100) I originally checked "Yes" here, before reading the notes and seeing that this section is not intended for this type of loss. 
I attempted to amend this by checking "No" instead and clicking the "save"button at the bottom of the page, but it is not letting me do this. A box pops up saying that I have to delete the relevant losses section itself.
The problem is that I cannot see where to do this. If I go into the self-employment in question, I can only deleted entirely, which I do not want to do. Where and how do I go about deleting this section, please?

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  • purdyoaten2purdyoaten2 Forumite
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    Obviously we can’t see the online form? Did you tick this box on the ‘tailor your return’ section if it is an option? If so , untick it/ change it to ‘No’
  • EnigmamanEnigmaman Forumite
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    Yes, I did tick the box...unfortunately I cannot see where to change it under "Tailor your return".   
  • purdyoaten2purdyoaten2 Forumite
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    Is there no ‘Remove this Section’ or such wording at the end?
  • EnigmamanEnigmaman Forumite
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    I am in the "About You" section near the start of the return.
    I get the error message shown in the attached screenshot. 
    Problem is, I cannot understand what they want me to delete.  The only loss I have is for one of my self-employments. The only section I can think of to delete is the section itself. Should I do that? Then I would only have to add it back. The HMRC guidance is far from clear. 
  • purdyoaten2purdyoaten2 Forumite
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    Correct - from memory, at the bottom of each page it offers the option to delete this section. Can you not do that? 
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