Personal tax account: sign in or set up

Use your personal tax account to check your records and manage your details with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

This service is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).

You can:

  • check your Income Tax estimate and tax code
  • fill in, send and view a personal tax return
  • claim a tax refund
  • check your Child Benefit
  • check your income from work in the previous 5 years
  • check how much Income Tax you paid in the previous 5 years
  • check and manage your tax credits
  • check your State Pension
  • check if you’ll benefit from paying voluntary National Insurance contributions and if you can pay online
  • track tax forms that you’ve submitted online
  • check or update your Marriage Allowance
  • tell HMRC about a change of name or address
  • check or update benefits you get from work, for example company car details and medical insurance
  • find your National Insurance number
  • find your Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) number
  • check your Simple Assessment tax bill

Before you start

To use this service, you’ll need to sign in using your Government Gateway user ID and password.

You’ll have to prove your identity to register for Government Gateway if you have not used it before.

You’ll need your National Insurance number or UK postcode and up to 2 of the following:

  • a valid UK passport or non-UK passport with a biometric chip
  • a UK photocard driving licence issued by the DVLA (or DVA in Northern Ireland)
  • a UK biometric residence permit or card
  • a payslip from the last 3 months or a P60 from your employer for the last tax year
  • details of a tax credit claim if you made one
  • details from a Self Assessment tax return if you made one
  • information held on your credit record if you have one (such as loans, credit cards or mortgages)

You can find your National Insurance number if you do not know it or you’ve lost it.

Sign in to or set up your personal tax account

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