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How to pay VAT

You’ll usually need to pay your VAT bill by the deadline shown on your VAT return.

There are different deadlines if you use:

Ways to pay
Make sure your payment will reach HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) bank account by the deadline. You may have to pay a surcharge if you don’t pay on time.

You can use the VAT payment deadline calculator to work out how much time to allow.

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