Generally, corporations have to pay their taxes in instalments. The balance of tax is paid two or three months after the end of the tax year depending on your balance-due day.
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- Paying instalments
How much and when do you have to pay by instalments? Worksheets and examples to help you calculate your instalments.
- Paying your balance of corporation tax
When is your balance of tax due?
- Prepaying reassessments – Advance deposits
How can you reduce interest charges?
- Managing your corporation account
Understand your statements and how to transfer amounts or get a refund.
- How to make a payment
What are your payment options? Also find out about payment vouchers and special information on large payments.
- Avoiding penalties
Find out about different situations that may result in penalty charges.
- Understanding interest
Find out when we charge or pay interest. Includes cancelling or waiving penalties and interest.
- Paying on time
When we consider your payment made.
The terms instalment payment and interim payment are interchangeable. The term reporting period has the same meaning as the term tax year since both terms describe the period assessed.
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