HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will send you a late filing penalty notice telling you how much to pay if you’ve filed your monthly return late.

You must pay within 30 days of receiving the notice, or you can appeal:

Pay a late filing penalty online

You can pay online by:

  • approving through your bank account
  • Direct Debit (one-off payment)
  • bank transfer
  • debit or corporate credit card

Pay now

Ways to pay

Make sure you pay by the deadline. The time you need to allow depends on how you pay.

You can no longer pay at the Post Office.

Same or next day

3 working days

5 working days

If the deadline falls on a weekend or bank holiday, make sure your payment reaches HMRC on the last working day before it (unless you’re paying by Faster Payments.