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HMRC website problems?

Anyone else having problems getting on the HMRC's website this morning.  OK earlier on but now nothing.  Was anything schedule for today?


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It's OK for me.

Try this site to check it in future. 

And while we're on the subject, my VAT reminder email contains this address, which is INVALID. Can't they get anthing right? 



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Down for me too. Is it a browser problem? 

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And me

Can't access their website using Chrome or IE

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Starting to go slightly crazy now......

I checked pawncob's link and it seems like the website is okay, but I have now tried opening it in chrome, firefox and explorer and still no joy. If anyone has a solution, please help!  Julie - is it still down for you?

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Yep, still down.  I tried

Yep, still down.  I tried that link and confirm it says everything is OK.  It so obviously isn't.

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with Firefox

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Firefox tells me ....

the page appears to be broken. Is it a location issue? I'm out of the UK.

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no problems here

Been in a few times already today, I use Google Chrome.

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Aberdeen OK

No problems here - north of the border

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Online service desk helpline number

Would one of those who do have access be able to give me the number? Many thanks!

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Online Services Helpdesk

Check our websiteOnline service issuesCheck current important HMRC Online service issues we are experiencing - including known error messagesService availabilityCheck the current availability of different HMRC Online services - including planned downtimeInformation to help you get to grips with HMRC Online services 

TelephoneOnline Services HelpdeskFor help if you're having technical problems using most of our HMRC Online services - for example signing up for a service, submitting a tax return form or accessing account information, or if you believe the details displayed for your last HMRC login are not correct.Opening hours8.00 am to 8.00 pm, Monday to Friday
8.00 am to 4.00 pm Saturday
Closed Sundays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day0845 60 55 999For customers who are deaf or hearing or speech impaired:0845 366 7805 (Textphone)A textphone allows you to type what you want to say rather than speaking into a mouthpiece. You can use a textphone instead of a voice telephone if you are deaf or have problems with your speech. It is not possible to speak to an adviser by phoning a textphone number.If you're calling from abroad please telephone:+44 161 930 8445Fax Number0845 366 7828If you need help with a technical problem with VAT services, please use the VAT Online Services Helpdesk link below.VAT Online Services Helpdesk 

EmailIf your technical enquiry relates to using the Self Assessment online service we recommend that you go to or call the Online Services Helpdesk (see above).Email a technical help enquiry to the Online Services Helpdesk We cannot guarantee the security of emails you send to us or we send to you over the internet. Information sent by email over the internet is not secure and it is at the risk of being intercepted and read by people other than those it was intended for. Any information you send to us by email is at your own risk. If you would like us to reply by email, please confirm in your message that you understand and accept the risks involved.

If you have any doubt about the authenticity of an email you receive which claims to come from HMRC please do not follow any of the links within the email, disclose any personal details or respond to it.

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logged on at 1:05

No problems here.

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0845 60 55 999

Mine is fine - online and ordinary with IE8

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There was a routing issue with BT causing problems which has now been resolved.

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