Tax Glossary

Form 64-8

White Arrow
Last updated on:
March 17, 2024

Form 64-8 is crucial for individuals who prefer a professional to manage their tax affairs, ensuring accurate and compliant tax filings. By completing this form, you authorize a tax professional to interact with HMRC on your behalf, allowing them to access your tax records, provide advice, and submit tax returns, among other tasks. This delegation can simplify the complex and often daunting process of dealing with tax matters, providing peace of mind that your tax affairs are handled correctly and efficiently.

To complete Form 64-8:

  1. Gather Necessary Information: Have your personal details, your accountant's details, and your Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) ready.
  2. Choose Submission Method: Decide whether to submit the form online through HMRC's interactive service or download the form to send it by post.
  3. Fill in the Form: Provide all requested details, including your authorization for the specific tax matters (e.g., Self Assessment, Corporation Tax) you want your agent to handle.
  4. Sign and Submit: After completing the form, sign it and submit it to HMRC using your chosen method.

It's important to select a reputable and qualified accountant or tax advisor as your agent. This ensures that they have the necessary expertise to accurately handle your tax affairs and can provide valuable guidance on tax planning and compliance. By correctly completing and submitting Form 64-8, you can streamline your tax processes and avoid potential penalties for inaccuracies or omissions in your tax filings.

By clicking “Accept”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyse site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. View our Privacy Policy for more information.

Arrange your free initial consultation today.

Book Free Consultation
UK's best rated accountant 2021
Rated Excellent
5 Stars
on Trustpilot