How to pay Self-Assessment Tax

H M Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recommend that you pay electronically by:

  • Direct Debit
  • Online Debit card
  • BACS
  • Internet/telephone banking

A direct payment can be made to H M Revenue & Customs’ bank account using the following details:

Account name: HMRC Cumbernauld
Sort code: 08-32-10
Account number: 12001039

If you would like to pay by post, you should only use this payment slip if you do not have a pre-printed payslip from HMRC.

Click here to print payment slip – January 2024

Make your cheque payable to ‘H M Revenue and Customs only’ followed by your Self Assessment reference number, also known as a Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR).

Send the completed form with your cheque payment to:


You cannot use this payslip to make payment at a bank by bank giro or the Post Office.

Please click here for more information about paying Self Assessment