The dedicated HMRC helpline for businesses and self-employed individuals who have difficulty with paying their tax due to COVID-19 promised at Budget 2020 is now in operation. The number of the helpline is 0800 024 1222.
The helpline can assist with:
2,000 experienced HMRC staff are available on the helpline but it is not completely clear whether this is additional resource or a deployment.
The Tax Faculty would welcome feedback on the effectiveness of this service. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: telephone number updated on 26 March 2020.