Paying Taxes

Paying Taxes

The Inland Revenue is the government department responsible for administering taxes, national insurance contributions and stamp duties. It is important that everyone understands what they owe in taxes and what benefits they are entitled to. This section runs through the different types of taxes and how they are paid.

Taxes are mainly

The main direct taxes are

The main indirect taxes are

Paying Direct Taxes

The main taxes — Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, and Corporation Tax, are administered by self-assessment.

Enquiries and Penalties

Unfortunately, there are people who will deliberately or negligently make errors in their tax.