Bereavement and deceased estate


Bereavement Helpline

Call HMRC for help with tax after someone dies.

0300 200 3300

0300 200 3319

Outside UK:
+44 135 535 9022

Opening times:

8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm Saturday
9am to 5pm Sunday

Closed bank holidays, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Best time to call:

Phone lines are less busy before 10am, Monday to Friday

Deceased Estate Helpline

Get specialist advice on a deceased person’s estate about:

  • Income Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax

0300 123 1072

Opening times:

9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Closed bank holidays (including Scottish bank holidays)

Find out about call charges


If you don’t use the Tell Us Once service write to HMRC for help with tax after someone dies.

You don’t need to include a street name or PO box when writing to this address.

Couriers should use a different address.

Pay As You Earn and Self Assessment
HM Revenue and Customs
United Kingdom