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    • scottygees
    • By scottygees 20th Mar 17, 7:41 PM
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    Tax rebate
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    • 20th Mar 17, 7:41 PM
    Tax rebate 20th Mar 17 at 7:41 PM
    My daughter applied for a tax rebate some 5 weeks ago.she phoned hmrc today and was told she would have to wait until 6th April. Is this the norm? The gov.uk website says a rebate will be paid within 5 weeks of applying.

    Thanks in advance
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    • Caz3121
    • By Caz3121 20th Mar 17, 7:50 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 7:50 PM
    the tax year ends on the 5th April, until then they cannot be 100% sure of the final income for the year...she could still earn more this year
    • Dazed and confused
    • By Dazed and confused 21st Mar 17, 9:59 PM
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    • 21st Mar 17, 9:59 PM
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    • 21st Mar 17, 9:59 PM
    But there are some tax repayments which can be claimed before the tax year ends.

    How did she claim/apply? Was a particular form filled in?
    • scottygees
    • By scottygees 21st Mar 17, 11:10 PM
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    • 21st Mar 17, 11:10 PM
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    • 21st Mar 17, 11:10 PM
    She applied on line P800 and was given a reference number etc and a response saying they will be in touch
    Last edited by scottygees; 21-03-2017 at 11:15 PM.
    • Dazed and confused
    • By Dazed and confused 21st Mar 17, 11:19 PM
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    • 21st Mar 17, 11:19 PM
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    • 21st Mar 17, 11:19 PM
    P800 is a calculation HMRC send out not a form for applying for a refund.

    Did she receive a P800 showing a refund was due then go online to provide bank account details for the refund to be paid into her account?
    • scottygees
    • By scottygees 22nd Mar 17, 7:33 AM
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    • 22nd Mar 17, 7:33 AM
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    • 22nd Mar 17, 7:33 AM
    Not sure. I think I will get her to call them again to confirm she has definitely made a claim for the tax refund.
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