Last updated Dec 13, 2023 and written by Tom Richardson

Registering as a Sole Trader: What you get

Unlike forming a limited company, when you start up as a sole trader you will not receive a company number or a certificate of incorporation. Instead HMRC will mail you a letter which will include your Unique Tax Reference (UTR). This should be delivered six weeks after submitting the application to become a sole trader. It is important that you keep a record of the UTR.

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