Your 'PAYE Coding Notice' tells you what your tax code is and how it's worked out. The tax code tells your employer or pension provider what tax-free earnings you're entitled to (if any) over the tax year and, as a result, how much tax to take off your income before they pay you. You may need your Coding Notice to help you to complete your Self Assessment tax return.
Initially you will be able to view Coding Notices issued on or after 10 October 2011 (or the date you registered for the Self Assessment online service if later).
In due course, you will be able to view PAYE Coding Notices issued on or after 10 October 2011 for the:
You won't be able to view any Coding Notices you received before you registered for Self Assessment Online.
If you have an agent acting for you who is registered for the Self Assessment for Agents online service, they will also be able to see your PAYE Coding Notices online.