How to Pay Your Tax

Struggling with how to pay your tax? Simply select which you are trying to pay and follow our easy instructions.

OVERVIEW

The deadlines for paying your tax bill are usually:

PAY ONLINE

To pay your Self Assessment Tax Return online, simply follow the link below.

PAY ONLINE VIA CARD

PAY BY BANK TRANSFER

You need to visit your bank’s website, app or branch and use HMRC’s banking details to pay by bank transfer.

The back of your payslip, sent to you by HMRC, tells you which account to use. If you’re not sure, use Cumbernauld.

HMRC BANK DETAILS

Account Name HMRC Cumbernauld
Account Number 12001039
Sort Code 08-32-10
Payment Reference UTR Number followed by a ‘K’

You’ll need to use your 11-character payment reference when you pay. This is your 10-digit Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) followed by the letter ‘K’. You can find the reference on your paying-in slip, if you get paper statements.

BANK DETAILS FOR ONLINE OR TELEPHONE BANKING, CHAPS, BACS

You can pay HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) by Faster Payments, CHAPS or Bacs.

Name: HMRC VAT
Account Number 11963155
Sort Code 08-32-00

REFERENCE NUMBER

You’ll need your 9-digit VAT registration number to make a payment.
Find your registration number:

in your VAT online account
on your VAT registration certificate
On your VAT Return reports
Ask TheTeam@Jaccountancy.co.uk

Do not put any spaces between the digits when paying your VAT bill.
Your payment may be delayed if you use the wrong reference number.

PAY ONLINE

To pay your VAT online, simply follow the link below.

PAY ONLINE VIA CARD

HOW LONG IT TAKES

Payments made by Faster Payments (online or telephone banking) will usually reach HMRC on the same or next day, including weekends and bank holidays.
​CHAPS payments usually reach HMRC the same working day if you pay within your bank’s processing times.
​Bacs payments usually take 3 working days.
Check your bank’s transaction limits and processing times before making a payment.

OVERSEAS?

Account number (IBAN)Bank identifier code (BIC)Account name
GB36BARC20051773152391BARCGB22HMRC VAT

HMRC’s banking address is:
Barclays Bank PLC
1 Churchill Place
London
United Kingdom
E14 5HP

OVERVIEW

You must pay your PAYE bill to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) by:

  • the 22nd of the next tax month if you pay monthly

  • the 22nd after the end of the quarter if you pay quarterly – for example, 22 July for the 6 April to 5 July quarter

WHAT YOU’RE PAYING

We will calculate your PAYE bill which may include:

– Employee Income Tax deductions
– Class 1 and 1B National Insurance
– Class 1A National Insurance 
– Student Loan repayments
– Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) deductions
– Your Apprenticeship Levy payments (starting from April 2017) if you, or employers you’re connected to, have an annual pay bill of more than £3 million

You pay your Class 1A National Insurance on work benefits that you give to your employees separately.
PAYE Settlement Agreements are also paid separately.

PAY ONLINE

To pay your PAYE online, simply follow the link below.

PAY ONLINE VIA CARD

PAY BY BANK TRANSFER

You need to visit your bank’s website, app or branch and use HMRC’s banking details to pay by bank transfer.

Faster Payments will usually reach HMRC the same or next day, including weekends and bank holidays.

CHAPS payments usually reach HMRC the same working day if you pay within your bank’s processing times.

BACS payments usually take 3 working days.

HMRC BANK DETAILS

Sort code 08 32 10
Account number 12001039
Account name HMRC Cumbernauld
Payment reference – See Below

You’ll need to use your 13- or 17-character payment reference when you pay, for example, 123PA01234567.
This is your 13-digit Accounts Office reference number followed by the 4-digit code for the tax month you are paying.
If you are not sure what reference to use, please drop us a note at TheTeam@Jaccountancy.co.uk

OVERVIEW

You must pay your Corporation Tax 9 months and 1 day after the end of your accounting period.

Your accounting period is usually your financial year, but you may have 2 accounting periods in the year you set up your company.

PAY ONLINE

To pay your Corporation Tax online, simply follow the link below.

PAY ONLINE VIA CARD

PAY BY BANK TRANSFER

You need to visit your bank’s website, app or branch and use HMRC’s banking details to pay by bank transfer.

Faster Payments will usually reach HMRC the same or next day, including weekends and bank holidays.

CHAPS payments usually reach HMRC the same working day if you pay within your bank’s processing times.

Bacs payments usually take 3 working days.

HMRC BANK DETAILS

Sort code 08 32 10
Account number 12001039
Account name HMRC Cumbernauld
Payment reference – See Below

Payment reference is the 17 character corporation tax payslip reference number
If you are not sure what reference to use, please drop us a note at TheTeam@Jaccountancy.co.uk