How to pay the High Income Child Benefit charge

If you are liable for the High Income Child Benefit charge you can choose to pay it in a lump sum through Self Assessment, or through your tax code from 6 April 2014.

Tax codes showing a deduction for the High Income Child Benefit charge will be issued during April 2014. They will replace any earlier tax code you may have received for the 2014-15 tax year.

If you choose to pay the tax charge through your tax code you will still need to complete a Self Assessment tax return.

More useful links

How to pay Self Assessment

Paying the tax you owe through your tax code

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