Guide

If you don't pay your tax bill

Last updated: 29 June 2017

Court action

If HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) takes you to court, you may have to pay court fees and HMRC's costs as well as the tax you owe.

Sheriff court (Scotland)

HMRC will apply to the court for a warrant to collect your debt. You'll have 14 days to pay from the date of the warrant.

If you don't pay, HMRC can ask the court to:

If you don't pay your tax bill
Court action