Tax Rebates & Refunds

Computer error issues wrong tax codes

May 4, 2010
Posted in Income Tax — Written by The Entitlements Agency — Comments (4)

A HMRC computer error has issued thousands of incorrect tax codes to Scottish workers, leaving them seriously out of pocket.
The new computer system sent out the wrong codes and many workers were left with between £120 and £700 LESS in their April pay packet.
The hardest hit were those who were mistakenly put in the higher [...]

WARNING: Incorrectly claiming a tax rebate could cost you

April 14, 2010
Posted in Income Tax — Written by The Entitlements Agency — Comments (0)

Did you know that if you incorrectly claim for an income tax rebate you could end up paying a penalty and actually owing the tax man, rather than receiving your rebate?
That’s what happened to one man, as outlined in this story in The Times today.
The taxpayer tried to reclaim £3,000 he thought he had overpaid [...]

Mechanics Tax Rebates: Don’t believe all you read…

March 31, 2010
Posted in Other Tax — Written by The Entitlements Agency — Comments (3)

Lately we’ve been reading various forums such as MoneySavingExpert and moneysupermarket in order to advise anyone asking about tax rebate issues and we’re slightly alarmed at the amount of bad advice that’s given out on them.
That’s why we thought it was a good idea to put the record straight on a few issues relating to [...]

Self assessment tax rebate delays

March 29, 2010
Posted in Income Tax — Written by admin — Comments (3)

While The Entitlements Agency doesn’t handle getting tax rebates for those who do self assessment, we do think it’s important to keep all tax payers up to date and the revelation in yesterday’s Mail on Sunday that some people are having to wait over a year for their rebates is an important one.
The paper reports [...]

Watch out for scam emails offering tax rebates

March 25, 2010
Posted in Fraud, Income Tax — Written by The Entitlements Agency — Comments (2)

It’s at this time of year as we come to the end of the current tax year that fraudsters attempt to rip us off with scam emails.
Trading Standards have issued a warning to everyone who receives an email claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs and stating that you are due a tax rebate [...]

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