Everyone can access their personal tax account on HMRC’s gateway.  You can start using this service at https://www.gov.uk/personal-tax-account

You can use your personal tax account to:

  • Check your income tax estimate and tax code
  • Fill in, send and view a personal tax return
  • Claim a tax refund
  • Check and manage your tax credits
  • Check your State Pension
  • Track tax forms that you’ve submitted online
  • Check or update your Marriage Allowance
  • Tell HMRC about a change of address
  • Check or update benefits you get from work, for example company car details and medical insurance


To sign in for the first you will need:

  • A Government Gateway account – you’ll have one if you’ve used HMRC online services before. If you don’t have one you can register at http://www.gateway.gov.uk/
  • A National Insurance number

You will also need to prove your identity.  You can use one of the following as proof:

  • Your bank account details
  • Your P60
  • Your 3 most recent payslips
  • Your passport number and expiry date

Signing in creates your account.


Helen Fielding

18 May 2018