HMRC Contact Number: 0300 200 3300

Call HMRC on their telephone contact number 0300 200 3300 for general enquiries about your income tax, Self Assessment returns, National Insurance contributions and child tax credit payments.

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is the governmental body responsible for the collection of taxes and national insurance contributions within the UK, as well as administering certain tax-related benefits such as tax credits. You should call their general enquiries phone number 0300 200 3300 if you aren’t sure of the relevant department for you to contact and if you have queries related specifically to your income tax. Therefore if you believe you have overpaid on your PAYE then you should call this helpful team as you may be eligible for a tax refund. Often this is because you are on an incorrect or emergency tax code, thus you should also call them to ensure you are on the correct code for your circumstances. If you have moved house or changed your name as a result of marriage you should call HMRC to report this as otherwise it may affect your tax contributions.

HMRC operates a local-rate service for their income tax enquiries phone number 0300 200 3300 which means it will cost you the same as making an equivalent call to a geographic number starting with an 01 or 02 area code prefix. Therefore if you have free inclusive minutes as part of your mobile or landline tariff you will be able to call HMRC for free, however if you don’t have these minutes it will cost you a variable per-minute rate as well as a standard call connection fee.

Self assessment – 0300 200 3310

Contact HMRC on their dedicated phone number 0300 200 3310 if you are self-employed and therefore you pay your taxes through the Self-Assessment system. If you would like confirmation of the dates you need to submit your tax returns you should call this helpline, where you can also get up to date information on your tax calculation thus helping you plan how much you need to pay.

HMRC phone numbers – at a glance

HMRC department Phone number
HMRC income tax enquiries (UK) 0330 200 3300
HMRC income tax enquiries (international) +44 135 535 9022
Self Assessment – general enquiries (UK) 0300 200 3310
Self Assessment – general enquiries (international) +44 161 931 9070
Self Assessment – payments (UK) 0300 200 3401
Self Assessment – payments (international) +44 1506 476 066
Self Assessment – form orders (UK) 0300 200 3610
Self Assessment – form orders (international) +44 161 930 8331
Self Assessment – online technical support (UK) 0300 200 3600
Self Assessment – online technical support (international) +44 161 930 8445
HMRC Tax Credit enquiries (UK) 0345 300 3900
HMRC Tax Credit enquiries (international) +44 2890 538 192
Child Benefit (UK) 0300 200 3100
Child Benefit (international) +44 161 210 3086
National Insurance enquiries (UK) 0300 200 3500
National Insurance enquiries (international) +44 191 203 7010
Employer Enquries 0300 200 3200
VAT – general enquiries (UK) 0300 200 3700
VAT – general enquiries (international) +44 2920 501 261
VAT – online technical support (UK) 0300 200 3701
VAT – online technical support (international) +44 2920 501 261
VAT – payments (UK) 0300 053 7402
VAT – payments (international) +44 300 053 7402
VAT – order payment slips 0300 051 9206
VAT – relief for elderly & disabled taxpayers 0300 123 1073