Can HMRC help me?


Can HMRC help me?

HM Revenue and Customs ( HMRC ) can help you if you need extra support because of your condition or circumstances. You might need extra support if: you have dyslexia, autism or cognitive difficulties. you have reduced mobility or physical disabilities.

Why can’t I do my self assessment online?

Please be aware that you cannot use HMRC’s online Self Assessment services to file a tax return with non-resident or certain other supplementary pages. If this applies, you will either need to use commercial software or ask an agent to complete and file your tax return for you.

Is HMRC web chat safe?

Details. HMRC webchat is a secure online service allowing customers to speak to advisers in real time.

Does HMRC give tax advice?

If HMRC can’t help and you’re on a low income (up to about £380 a week), you may be able to get free professional advice. This includes help with filling in forms and what to do if you owe money to HMRC . Contact: Tax Help for Older People if you’re over 60 and need help with personal tax.

Can I do my tax return myself online?

If you’d prefer, you can also see a tax agent in person who will complete your return with you and help you claim any eligible deductions. It’s free to lodge your tax return yourself using myTax via your myGov account online. Anyone can file their tax return online, including if you’re a business owner or sole trader.

How long does it take to register for online self assessment?

It can take 20 working days (this is usually 4 weeks) to complete the registration process. For online returns, allow 10 working days (21 if you’re abroad) to register because HM Revenue and Customs ( HMRC ) posts you an activation code.

Are 0300 numbers free HMRC?

Callers will only pay the same amount as a landline call to a 01 or a 02 number and the price is the same for calls from mobiles. 0300 numbers are generally included in any discount schemes or inclusive call minutes that claimants may already have with landline or mobile phone operators.

Who can help me with my tax problems?

You can call your advocate, whose number is in your local directory, in Publication 1546, Taxpayer Advocate Service — Your Voice at the IRSPDF, and on our website at You can also call us toll-free at 877-777-4778.

Who can help me with my tax?

If you need help with tax, you can get advice from the tax charities, TaxAid and Tax Help for Older People. They have online advice and information about the UK tax system. If you’re on a low income, you might be able to get free help from a tax adviser.

Is doing your own tax return easy?

Your income, health insurance and Medicare information should be pre-filled for you so you’ll just need to review it. However, it can be quite difficult completing your tax return yourself if you’ve got some tricky deductions to claim. You can file your tax return with a tax agent from the comfort of your home, too.

What happens after I register for Self Assessment?

After you’ve registered, you’ll receive a letter with your Unique Taxpayer Reference ( UTR ) number within 10 working days (21 if you’re abroad). You’ll receive a reminder letter telling you to complete a Self Assessment tax return before it’s due. You can file your tax return any time before the deadline.