Tax credits: payments

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  • Telephone: 0345 302 1429

Call HMRC if you’re finding it hard to repay - you may get more time. You’ll need your tax credit reference number.

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8.00am to 8.00pm, Monday to Friday

8.00am to 4.00pm Saturday

If you have already been contacted by HMRC or a debt collection agency acting on their behalf, contact them using the details they’ve given you.


If you can’t make a payment using any other method you can send a cheque with your payslip to HMRC.
You don’t need to include a street name, city name or PO box when writing to this address.

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