HM Revenue & Customs: 0870 042 0477

Contact HM Revenue & Customs on their UK phone number: 0870 042 0477. Calls to this number cost 13p/min plus your phone company’s access charge.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is the UK government department responsible for administering various taxes on a national scale. Nicknamed the Tax Office, HMRC is the place that demands companies and self-employed individuals around the UK pay a tax on all their earnings, else face further fines and the threat of jail. How sweet!

Do you need to speak with HMRC? You can be quickly connected to their staff if you phone this number: 0870 042 0477 or 0300 200 3300.

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is the British Government department charged with the responsibility of collecting taxes from the citizens and businesses within the United Kingdom. At the various ports of entry and exit in the UK, HMRC inspects belongings of customers which it believes suspect, referring any excesses to its tax department.

Where taxation is concerned, HMRC processes millions of individual accounts every year, dealing with masses of enquiries via its telephone services. Revenues it processes presently total around £475 billion yearly. With over 67,000 employees, HMRC is among the largest single public sector employers in the United Kingdom.

Need to speak with HMRC about a tax matter?

Their general switchboard number is 0300 200 3300. If however you query concerns tax credits, phone 0300 200 3100; for tax credits you can call 0345 300 3900; while Self-Assessment matters are best directed to 0300 200 3310. For National Insurance you can ring 0300 200 3500.

NI matters are dealt with between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. Opening times for HMRC’s other phone numbers are between 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday and 8am to 4pm on Saturdays. Exceptions – such as times of peak demand – exist: the advisor on the phone should bring temporary opening hour changes to your attention.

HMRC maintains several offices across various cities, each with its own specialisms. For example, the Liverpool tax credit office may be written to at:

HM Revenue and Customs, Tax Credit Office, Liverpool, L75 1AZ, United Kingdom

Usually, you should correspond to the address they provide you over the phone or via the post on forms or correspondence. This also applies to customer service concerns and complaints.

Generally HMRC prefers to process concerns via the phone or via inspection of written materials. However they do maintain an e-mail address for enquiries about their online services: helpdesk@ir-efile.gov.uk