Why does it sound like we are all in the same boat at these hard times! Why are hmrc doing this considering they know our circumstances during this pandemic. I have submitted my return on the 6th of april and my funds was in my online account to withdraw and now are bank payment pending? When I speak to someone in hmrc all I get is its going through extra security check please don't contact us until 3rd of June! How frustrating! I could really do with this money to help with some of my bills I was unable to cover due to reduced work! I'm sorry I know there's alot of us struggling and we depend on that money but I think hmrc are really taking their time in issuing out payments!