VAT: option to tax

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Email

If HMRC needs to contact you about anything confidential they’ll reply by phone or post.

Phone

VAT Helpline

  • Telephone: 0300 200 3700

Call HMRC for help on opting to tax land or buildings for VAT purposes. You will need your VAT registration number and postcode when you call.

Find out about call charges

Opening times:

8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday

Closed weekends and bank holidays

Option to Tax Unit

  • Telephone: 03000 530 005
  • Fax: 03000 529 807

Call the Option to Tax Unit by telephone if you have a question about a letter you’ve received from the unit.

Find out about call charges

Opening times:

9am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday
9am to 4.30pm Friday

Post

Write to HMRC for help on opting to tax land or buildings for VAT purposes.

Allow at least 15 working days for the Option to Tax Unit to reply to your enquiry.

HM Revenue and Customs - Option to Tax Unit
Cotton House
7 Cochrane Street
Glasgow
G1 1GY
United Kingdom

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