HMRC have changed the dedicated ‘phone number for the coronavirus helpline targeted at businesses and the self-employed to 0800 024 1222 to increase load capacity,
Opening hours for the helpline will be 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday only.
HMRC will be able discuss the specific circumstances to explore:
- agreeing an instalment arrangement;
- suspending debt collection proceedings; and
- cancelling penalties and interest where you have administrative difficulties contacting or paying HMRC immediately.