Tag Archives: Tax refund

Tax: How you can spot and protect yourself from scammers

Tax: How you can spot and protect yourself from scammers

Tax scam   In this time of the year thousands of taxpayers have been targeted by fraudsters trying to use fake emails or text messages, that they look like come from HMRC, to access people’s online tax records.   People receiving emails or text messages are told that they are due a tax refund / rebate but direct them to a fake website that ask to enter login details, bank details, reply to text messages, download attachments.   It can be difficult to tell the difference between a genuine offer and a tax refund scam email or text message, so here are some tips to help you.   How you […]

Tax Refund: Employees get a maximum rebate!

Tax Refund: Employees get a maximum rebate!

If you are an employee in the UK you may be eligible to get a tax refund for example if:   you didn’t work a full tax year you were made redundant your tax code was wrong   You may be able to claim tax relief if you had to use your own money for travel or things that you must buy for your job and employer hasn’t reimbursed all your expenses for example:   uniforms, work clothing and tools business mileage and fuel costs travel and overnight expenses working at home buying equipments   You can find more information about expenses for employees on the GOV.UK   Fill out […]