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How to Add Corporation Taxes to a Business Tax Account

By Daniel - 23/09/2021

Creating a Government Gateway login on HMRC is the first step to simplifying how you’ll manage your business’s taxes. However once you’ve set up a Government Gateway you will also need to add each individual tax scheme that you wish to apply for.

These are referred to as ‘tax services’. In this article we will look at how to add Corporation Tax.

It is important to note that for each tax service that you add to your Government Gateway account, you will receive an activation PIN in a letter through the post. This usually takes around 10 working days to arrive at your principal place of business.

Adding Corporation Tax step-by-step

  1. Click here to log into your Government Gateway account. Click 'Sign In'.
  2. Log into your organisation’s Government Gateway account:
  3. Once you are logged in click on the 'add a tax, duty or scheme' button:
  4. Choose to add Corporation Tax:
  5. Enter your company UTR that you received within a couple of weeks after forming your company. You’ll then need to provide your company number or the post code of your company’s registered office address.
  6. You will then receive a message stating that an ‘Activation PIN’ has been sent to your address. This letter takes 10 days to be received at your address, once you receive it, log back to your Government Gateway and enter the PIN. You will then receive confirmation that you have added Corporation Tax to your Government Gateway account.

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By Daniel - 23/09/2021

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