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You can reduce your payments on account if you consider that your income for 2017/18 will be less than that for 2016/17 on which the payments on account for 2017/18 are based. You can put a revised payment on account in your tax return or call the tax office to reduce them if you have already submitted your tax return earlier and your situation has changed. You can also reduce them via your online tax account. If you over-reduce your payments on account, you are charged interest at 3% per annum until you pay the tax that should have been paid on its original due date.
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HMRC won't query it if you reduce your payments on account to £0 but you need to put the figure in or you will be asked to pay. HMRC can impose penalties if you reduce your payments on account to £0 knowing that you will have a liability for the next year but I've never seen them do it.
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