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Online Services can help you with the following: - if you’re having a problem logging on or registering for an online service - if you’re having problems submitting forms - if you’re receiving error messages in your online account or on HMRC forms - if you need technical help to download and use HMRC free software and tools
Online Services cannot help with the following: - specific enquiries relating to VAT, Excise duty, Income Tax and other associated taxes - provide you with User ID’s, Passwords or Activation PINs over the telephone - advice on completing tax related questions within online forms - online VAT services, if you need technical help follow the VAT Online Services Helpdesk link below
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