How to Check Your Business' HMRC Position

How to Check Your Business' HMRC Position

Here's our handy guide covering how UK business owners can check their company's HMRC position

By The Fleximize Team

If you're wondering how to use the gov.uk website to check your business' HMRC position for PAYE or VAT, follow our step-by-step guide below.

Step 1

Visit the HMRC online services website here. Click the green 'sign in' button as shown below.

HMRC Online Services

Step 2

Within the ‘Business tax summary’ you'll find a section titled 'PAYE for employers'. There, you'll be able to see a summary of amounts soon to be due and overdue. This is your HMRC position for PAYE.

Business Tax Summary PAYE For Employers

Step 3 

To check your business' VAT position, scroll to the ‘Making Tax Digital for VAT’ section and click ‘View your VAT account’.

Making Tax Digital for VAT

Step 4

Click ‘View past payments’ under 'History'.

Your VAT Account

Step 5

A new tab should open with your VAT account overview, as shown below.

VAT Account Overview

Step 6

Click 'Current position' on the left-hand drop-down bar. This will show you your HMRC position for VAT. 

Current Position

If you want a step-by-step guide covering how to access your VAT returns, you can view ours here