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If you need to register for Self Assessment, but you’re not self-employed, you can either use  the SA1 postal form, or register for Self Assessment online.

Why do I need to register for Self Assessment if I’m not self-employed?

HMRC need to know about any income a person receives so that they can check how much tax you need to pay. Even if you’re not self-employed, you might need to register for Self Assessment for another reason, such as:

When you register for Self Assessment and you’re not self-employed, HMRC need to know why you are registering. HMRC will tailor your tax return each year, so that you only complete the relevant sections.

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If you submit online you will answer questions to confirm which sections you need to complete. When you submit a paper tax return, you must ensure you complete all of the relevant forms.

What happens after I submit an SA1 form?

Once you have registered, HMRC will send you a Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) number. You’ll need to submit an annual Self Assessment tax return each year, unless your situation changes. If it does change, and you no longer need to submit a Self Assessment, let HMRC know so they can update your record.

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Beth-Anne Bruce

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