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What industry are you in? More information

Choosing your industry

HMRC rules are not the same for all industry sectors so we need to know what you do to calculate your refund correctly.

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Have you completed phase 1 training? More information

Phase 1 training

You have to complete Phase 1 training to have a career in the Forces. HMRC won't consider you permanently employed without it, so you won't qualify for a refund until you've passed.

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Have you been posted to the same base for under 2 years? More information

Posting duration

HMRC rules allow Armed Forces personnel to claim against travel expenses on to temporary postings of under 24 months, even outside the UK so it's important we know how long your assignment orders are for.

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Do you need to... More information

Other services

If you need to complete a self-assessment tax return for any reason we can help you. Prices start from £95. Additionally, we can help you claim a tax refund for all your qualifying travel expenses in all jobs you've had in the last 4 years.

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Did you use your own vehicle or public transport to get to these bases? More information

Transport methods

If you had to pay to use your own vehicle or public transport and weren't reimbursed by your employer you could claim a tax refund on those costs.

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Were you expecting a posting to be under 2 years, but had it extended? More information

Postings under 24 months

It's important we know how long your assignment orders are for as HMRC rules mean we can claim refunds for postings of under 24 months.

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Do you have to file a tax return? More information

Tax returns

If you need to complete a self-assessment tax return for any reason we can help you. Prices start from £95.

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Which best describes your employment status in the last 4 years? More information

Employment status

There are different rules depending on whether you're employed, self-employed, or on the CIS (Construction Industry Scheme). We need to know your employment status so that we can correctly calculate your refund.

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During the last 4 years have you worked at 2 or more workplaces for any one company? More information

Temporary workplaces

HMRC rules allow tax refunds to be claimed for travel to "temporary workplaces " (under 24 months at one location) going back 4 years.

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Did you use your own vehicle or public transport to get to those workplaces? More information

Transport methods

If you had to pay to use your own vehicle or public transport and weren't reimbursed by your employer you could claim a tax refund on those costs.

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Do you need to file a tax return? Do you have any other money coming in? More information

Tax returns

If you need to complete a self-assessment tax return for any reason we can help you. Prices start from £95.

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Which best describes your employment status in the last 4 years? More information

Employment status

There are different rules depending on whether you're employed, self-employed, or on the CIS (Construction Industry Scheme). We need to know your employment status so that we can correctly calculate your refund.

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Did you use your own vehicle or public transport to get to your heliports? More information

Transport method

If you drive or get public transport to the airport or heliport then you'll have paid tax on those costs and so could be due a refund.

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During the last 4 years have you worked at 2 or more oil rigs or oil fields for any one company? More information

Temporary workplaces

HMRC rules allow tax refunds to be claimed for travel to "temporary workplaces" (under 24 months at one location) going back 4 years.

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Which best describes your employment status in the last 4 years? More information

Employment status

There are different rules depending on whether you're employed, self-employed, or on the CIS (Construction Industry Scheme). We need to know your employment status so that we can correctly calculate your refund.

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In the last 4 years have you travelled to more than one workplace for the same employer? More information

Temporary workplaces

HMRC rules allow tax refunds to be claimed for travel to "temporary workplaces" (under 24 months at one location) going back 4 years.

Good news! We think you're due a refund

To calculate what you're owed, we'll need to know a little more about your work and travel. To start your claim, you'll first need a RIFT account.

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