Do You Still Need to Complete a Tax Return?

HMRC have confirmed that the threshold for self-assessment has been increased from £100,000 to £150,000 for the 2023/24 tax year.

written by
Ben Knapp, FCCA
November 16, 2023

What's Changed?

For the tax year ended 5th April 2023, you are required to submit a tax return if your gross PAYE income exceeds £100,000. However, for 2023/24 onwards, this threshold has been increased to £150,000. So if your 2022/23 tax return shows gross PAYE income of between £100,000 and £150,000 then you should receive a self-assessment exit letter from HMRC.


Does This Affect Me?

This change is only applicable to individuals who do not meet any other criteria for registering for self-assessment. If you meet anyother criteria then you will still be required to submit a tax return. Some examples of this would be:

  • High-income Child Benefit Charge Liability – if you receive child benefit but your gross income is over £50,000, you may be subject to the high-income child benefit charge.
  • Untaxed Income – this could be dividends, bank interest or any other income which has not been taxed at source.
  • Parter in a Business Partnership – Regardless of profit within the partnership, partners need to file a tax return.

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If you're unsure whether or not this affects you, our friendly tax team are always here to help. Contact us by calling 01332 299 990 or emailing us at