Question: How Many Characters Is A UTR Number?

Do I need a UTR number?

Yes, you need a UTR number to complete your self-assessment tax return successfully.

If you’re self employed, or you own a limited company, you need a UTR number..

How do I know my UTR number?

Your Unique Taxpayer Reference number (UTR number) is a ten-digit number that can be found on documents from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), such as: Your previous tax return(s) Notices to file a tax return. Your payment reminders.

Does a Ltd company have a UTR number?

A company’s Unique Taxpayer Reference, or UTR, is a distinct 10-digit number that HMRC issues to all new limited companies. These UTRs are used to identify companies for all tax-related purposes.

Can I check my UTR number online?

You can find your UTR online in your Government Gateway account. This is the online account you set up when you registered for self-employment online. When you log in to your HMRC account you’ll be able to see your tax returns, receive reminders and correspondence with HMRC.

How does UTR number look like?

Like a personal UTR, it’s just a 10-digit code used to identify your firm for tax purposes. You’ll find it on some of your HMRC documents, like your CT603 form, “Notice to deliver a company tax return”. A company UTR is different from a company registration number (CRN), so don’t get them confused.

How long does it take to get a UTR number?

3-4 weeksGenerally HMRC will issue your UTR within 3-4 weeks, it can be quicker but sometime it takes a little longer. It’s all dependant on how business HMRC are, they do say that it can take up to 8 weeks. If your UTR number doesn’t arrive within time frame you will need to call HMRC on 0300 200 3310.

How do I activate my UTR number online?

Activate your UTR for The Construction Industry SchemeCall HMRC directly on 0300 200 3210. You will need to give them your address, NI (national insurance number) & UTR.Complete a CIS301 form. You will need to complete the form using your address, NI & UTR. Download the form here or email us and we’ll do it for you.

How many digits is a UTR number?

10It’s a 10-digit number. It might just be called ‘tax reference’.

Can I have a UTR number and be PAYE?

HMRC will use your UTR number to identify you as a self-employed tax payer. If you earn any money that isn’t subject to any tax deductions before it is paid to you by your employer (i.e. PAYE) then it is essential that you register as self-employed with HMRC and get your Unique Taxpayer Reference number.