HM Revenue & Customs

Sign up to file returns online

If you're already registered with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for tax and make your returns on paper but now want to file them online, you need to sign up and enrol to use HMRC Online Services. To do this follow the 'Sign up for HMRC online services' link below.

Tell HMRC you're a new business, new employer or new to VAT

Important note: Only follow this link if you want to register for an HMRC business tax. If you're already registered for tax but want to file returns online, follow the 'Sign up for HMRC online services' link

To register for one or more of these business taxes, follow the 'Register for HMRC taxes' link below.

  • Self Assessment (including Class 2 National Insurance contributions)
  • Corporation Tax
  • PAYE for employers
  • VAT

Do not follow this link if you're an agent, or acting on behalf of someone else as you must first sign up for an Agent account on the Government Gateway website.

When you have your Agent account you can log in to the HMRC online services to use the business registration service.

If you're not in business but need to tell HMRC that you have to file a Self Assessment tax return for another reason, for example you have income from property or capital gains read Registering for Self Assessment.

Register for Machine Games Duty

Follow the 'Register for Machine Games Duty' link below to register with HMRC for Machine Games Duty (MGD).

Don't follow this link if you're an agent, or acting on behalf of someone else as you must first sign up for an Agent account on the Government Gateway website.

When you have your Agent account you can log in to HMRC online services to register for MGD.

Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme

Follow the link below to register for the Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS).

Register for VAT Mini One Stop Shop

Follow the link below to register with HMRC for VAT Mini One Stop Shop (MOSS).

Please note: Agents can not register for MOSS on behalf of a client.

Register for Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

Follow the link below to register with HMRC for Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.