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You can pay your Self Assessment tax bill by various methods such as:

• online or telephone banking (Faster Payments)
• CHAPS
• debit or corporate credit card online
• at your bank or building society (You need a paying-in slip from HMRC to pay at a bank or building society)
• Bacs
• Direct Debit
• by cheque through the post
• Through your tax code

See the link below if you need to send a payment to us or can’t pay your tax bill on time. It has information about all the ways you can pay, including how to set up payments in instalments.

Pay your Self Assessment tax bill

There's also a YouTube video which explains your tax bill and the methods by which you can pay your bill:

Paying your Self Assessment tax bill

Budget Payment Plan:

You can also pay by setting up a ‘budget payment plan’ to make regular payments in advance if you are up to date with your previous Self Assessment payments.

The payment plan lets you:
• decide how much to pay each week or month
• stop paying for up to 6 months

Find out more here: Budget payment plan

There’s also a YouTube video explaining how to budget for your Self Assessment tax bill:

Budgeting for your Self Assessment Tax Bill

Difficulties paying your Self Assessment tax bill on time:

If you think you may not be able to pay your tax bill on time, you can find out what to do here:

If you cannot pay your tax bill on time