Each year millions of pounds gets overpaid when people are mistakenly put on emergency tax codes. Find out if you are on an emergency tax code and how to apply for an emergency tax rebate if you have been overpaying:
- What is a BR tax code?
- Are there any other emergency tax codes?
- Why am I on an Emergency tax code?
- How much tax is paid when you are on emergency tax code?
- How do I apply to get my emergency tax back?
- You did not give your employer a P45
- Your employer did not know what tax code to put you on
- You are working more than one job.
How much tax is paid when you are on an emergency tax code?
If you are on an emergency tax code you will be paying more tax because you will not have received your tax free allowance. If you are on an emergency tax code you will be paying 20% tax on all your income and not getting your allowance which this year is 6475 pounds.
How do I apply to get my emergency tax back?
If you are currently on an emergency tax code, you will get a P60 in April. Once you have this you will be able to claim your emergency tax back. Once you have your P60, send it to your local tax office, together with a P91/P85/P86. Alternatively you can apply online. If you want to apply to claim your emergency tax refund for previous years you can If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of ouremergency tax refund team.