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  • Tax on dividends

    I have received a total of £2,170 in dividends from investment funds in the FY21 tax year ending April 2022. £1,230 of these were UK authorised unit trust OEIC dividends, and automatically reinvested in the funds from which they came. £940 were overseas dividends, and paid out in cash. I am a homemaker with no other income beyond this, and my understanding is that I do not have to pay dividend tax because my income including dividends falls within my personal tax allowance, however as the total dividends paid is over the £2000 dividend allowance, I am not sure if I need to report this to HMRC, and if so, how I should do that as I currently do not submit a self assessment tax return. Can you please advise how I should proceed. Many thanks.