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1st Contact Tax Refunds is not affiliated with HMRC

We’re an ICAEW-registered accounting business that will assist
you in submitting your PAYE tax return in order to claim your
maximum tax refund in the shortest time possible.
  • We make the application on your behalf
  • We put together all the correct and necessary paperwork
  • We make the application process quicker and easier, saving you time
  • Throughout the process, we liaise directly with HMRC on your behalf
  • We give advice on any other relevant tax aspects of your case
  • We make sure you get the correct and maximum refund due to you
  • Finally, we transfer your refund to the country of your choice
Tax Rebate Calculator

How much am I due?

Use our Tax Rebate Calculator to find out

? Tax year | The tax year runs from 6 April to 5 April the following year (i.e. the 2012/2013 tax year ran from 6 April 2012 to 5 April 2013).
? Gross pay | Add together the gross income from ALL employments you had during the tax year you are claiming for.
? Expenses | Add together all your work-related expenses for the year you are claiming for. NB: please remember to keep all your invoices and receipts.
? Tax paid | Add together the tax paid from ALL employments you had during the tax year you are claiming for. (This does not include National Insurance.) You can find this figure on your P60 form or final payslip for the year.

Tax refund due to you:


This tax refund calculator provides an estimate of your tax refund, based on the information you enter.

We've helped over 200,000 people with successful tax claims.

How to claim your tax back

  1. Take a few minutes to complete the online Tax Refund Claim Form

    As soon as you’ve done this, we’ll send you our Tax Refund Claim Pack.

  2. Sign all pages of the Claim Pack marked with an "X"

    Don’t forget to fill in your employment history details.

  3. Post or email your completed Claim Pack back to us

    Remember to include:

    • Original P45s from each employment
    • Original P60s from each financial year (or an original statement of earnings)

Your dedicated caseworker will take care of all the details and provide you with regular updates about your claim.
Please let us know if we can assist you in obtaining any of the above documents.


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  • "You were consistently helpful, always kept in touch, and were exceedingly patient with the difficulties of finalising my return—with very little input from me. There were times when I doubted I would ever see a return, but now I eagerly await my cheque!"

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