You can claim PAYE tax refund
online, which is easier than doing it the conventional way. But you
still need to provide the required documents, just as you would on
a regular tax back claim. It is also important to note that you
can’t claim tax refund online for someone else.
Employer’s PAYE Reference
This can be found on your P60, which
is a document that shows the income tax you’ve paid in the 6 April
to 5 April tax year. The same form will serve as proof of your
income when you apply for a mortgage or loan, and tax
Details on Taxable Income and
You pay tax on money you earn from
employment and from services you sell if you’re self-employed.
Other taxable income includes most pensions, job benefits, rental
income and income from a trust.
State benefits, on the other hand,
are either taxable or tax free. Some of the benefits you pay income
tax on include State Pension, carer’s allowance, employment and
support allowance, jobseeker’s allowance, bereavement allowance,
incapacity benefit widowed parent’s allowance, widow’s pension and
pensions paid by the Industrial Death Benefits scheme.
HMRC’s Tax Checker
Not sure if you’ve paid too much tax
on income and other taxable benefits? Use HMRC’s Tax Checker to
determine if you are eligible for a tax rebate. Make sure you have
your P60 on hand, and you have the details of any savings you have
or gift aid donations you made to charity.
It is important to note that the tax
checker is only applicable to individuals with a basic or higher
tax rate, needs to get their personal allowance, and are born after
5 April 1948.
Think you may be due a tax refund? Apply here to get
your tax back.