This short article will help you to find out if you may be due a tax rebate from the HMRC.
If you can not find the answer to your question, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our tax refund team.
Basically anyone who has overpaid income tax. There could be a variety of reasons why you are due a tax refund including:
- Leaving the country
- Working while a student and earning below the tax-free allowance
- Retiring from work
- Being made unemployed
- Being on an emergency tax code.
How Do I Find Out If I Am Due A Tax Rebate?
If you have been in the same job for over a year it is unlikely that you will be due a tax rebate.
You can still check and so can everyone else by using their P60s which should be given to you by your employer at the end of each tax year (around April 5th).
Input your total income and total tax paid for the year from your P60 into our tax rebate calculator and it will show you if you are due a tax refund.
I Have Lost My P60/P45 – Can I Still Claim/Check?
Yes. All you can check using your payslips.
Your payslips should also tell you how much you have paid in tax and how much you have earned in the tax year.
Alternatively, you can ask your employer or former employer for a ‘statement of earnings’ on headed paper. Your statement of earnings will show the same information as a P60 and can be used as a replacement when claiming a tax rebate.
Your employer is required by the data protection act to provide a statement of earnings.
How Do I Go About Applying For A Tax Rebate?
We provide a free assessment and old charge a fee of 17.5% if you are due a tax rebate. You can make a claim online now.
When Does My Tax Rebate Expire?
You can claim a tax rebate for any time in the last 6 years. To avoid the possibility of your tax rebate expiring it is advisable to claim as soon as possible.