HMRC Update: Planned Downtime

Date Published: September 18, 2019

Category: BTCSoftware News, HMRC News, Support

HMRC has issued details of planned downtime, which will mean some services are unavailable.

To allow for scheduled maintenance you will be unable to access some HMRC online services between 10:15pm on Saturday 21st September and 4pm Monday 23rd September 2019.

During the downtime you will be unable to:

  • Sign up for Making Tax Digital
  • Submit returns
  • View your previous submissions and payment details
  • Set up new direct debits or cancel or amend existing direct debits
  • Review and update any business details

Agents will be unable to access any online services.

The service availability page on is updated with details of the downtime and any updates will be posted there first.

HMRC has apologised for any inconvenience this may cause.

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