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Redundancy tax paid

Posted 29 July 2015 under Tax Questions



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Frank says:
1 July 2015 at 15:05

I was made redundant end of Jan 2015. On my package I paid tax on leave encashment. Will I get this back on my next tax claim?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
1 July 2015 at 16:29

It would depend on how your employer worked out the PAYE, but you can have a look at our Tax refund calculator to see if you are due a refund or not.


Frank says:
1 July 2015 at 17:05

I am asking if it is standard practice to pay tax back because redundancy is a special circumstance.


TaxTimTaxTim says:
1 July 2015 at 17:41

Leave Pay is subject to PAYE yes, so tax would be paid. Depending on how your ex-employer calculated the PAYE at the time would determine if you are due a refund.


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