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    • mariana_m86
    • By mariana_m86 8th Jul 18, 12:29 PM
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    Tax Credit and Pension
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    • 8th Jul 18, 12:29 PM
    Tax Credit and Pension 8th Jul 18 at 12:29 PM
    Hello there!
    Hope you're fine!
    I'm now updating my tax credit award and the HMRC letter says I can make deductions from my income because I have a non net pay pension arrangement.
    Iíve been searching online to try to know how a non net pay pension affect the way in which I have to work out my income for a tax credit declaration, but the searching has been unsuccessful.
    My pension plan is from Nest, it is an automatic pension I received straight away from my employer after I started to work for them.
    I also spent on uniforms I exclusively use when I work, I kept the receipts, but I read somewhere those spends are subject to tax payments, and I donít know how to work that out.
    Any information on both matters will be kindly appreciated.
    Thanks in advance.
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    • Dazed and confused
    • By Dazed and confused 8th Jul 18, 1:00 PM
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    This should help for the pension,

    https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/683480/TC825_04_18.pdf

    Not enough info about the uniform. If it is a genuine (logo'd) uniform then why did you have to buy it. Normally an employer provides a uniform.
    • mariana_m86
    • By mariana_m86 8th Jul 18, 1:45 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 1:45 PM
    Thanks for the reply.

    My uniforms do not have logos, I buy them from a high street shop.

    I read the pdf but no clue yet, the matter is I don't know how to deduct my Nest pension from my Income when declaring it for tax credit.
    • Darksparkle
    • By Darksparkle 8th Jul 18, 3:45 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 3:45 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 3:45 PM
    Clothing from high street with no work logos/permanent badges added aren't a uniform. They are just clothes just the same as millions of people need to buy for work. You could if you want to wear these clothes out with work.

    A uniform in this context means a set of clothing of a specialised nature that is recognisable as a uniform and is intended to identify its wearer as having a particular occupation.

    Why does the pdf not help? Does this help make it clearer? https://revenuebenefits.org.uk/tax-credits/guidance/how-do-tax-credits-work/what-is-income/calculating-tax-credits-income/
    Last edited by Darksparkle; 08-07-2018 at 3:48 PM.
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