Your tax account

If you haven’t already, you can start using your personal tax account today by registering online.

Your personal tax account allows you to see information about your income tax, national insurance, state pension, child benefit and tax credits and check your eligibility for certain tax breaks.  Did you know, for example, that married couples may be eligible for a Marriage Allowance, which means they can share their tax free allowance, saving some married couples £220?  You can find out more about the Marriage Allowance at

If you don’t have access to the internet you can call the HMRC helpline on 0300 200 3300 (have your National Insurance number to hand when calling).

The Money Helper – Free Advice

The money advice service has been replaced by Money Helper they have a live chat for personal support.  Money helper may help you to find other resources or find regulated professional advice, if needed.

To make the most of the free advice remember to take these steps first:

  • Register for/sign into your personal tax account (see link above) to review what details are held there
  • Gather any letters or correspondence regarding tax or tax credits
  • Have to hand your payslips from April 2021 onwards, your P60s, P45s and if applicable P11ds from any relevant years.