Standing order

Businesses using the Annual Accounting Scheme or making payments on account can pay a VAT bill by standing order. Standing orders take 3 working days to reach HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) bank account.

Annual Accounting Scheme

Ask to pay by standing order on your application form for the Annual Accounting Scheme.

After you’ve received a letter from HMRC accepting your application, set up a standing order using either:

Payments on account

Set up a standing order using either: