Home Working Allowance
HAVE YOU WORKED FROM HOME ANYTIME IN THE LAST 2 YEARS?
You might be able to get a tax relief on up to
*FEE EXPLANATION: We work on a No Win No Fee basis providing peace of mind that our claims are based on the end result. If your claim is successful we will deduct a fee 36% inclusive of VAT subject to a minimum charge of £30 inc VAT. Where the value of the rebate received from HMRC falls below £30 inc VAT, we will limit our Fee to the total amount of the rebate received. Fast Track Reclaim acts as a Tax intermediary only. You do not have to use Fast Track Reclaim to make a tax refund or allowance request, you could contact HMRC directly.
How to apply for a tax refund
It's as easy as...
Complete and sign the form online
We'll check to see if you qualify for a tax refund
Tax preparation completed, claim made to HMRC and a refund is paid
What is working from home allowance?
If you have been requested to work from home due to Covid-19, even for one day you are eligible for a £312 allowance for each year.
Due to Covid-19 forcing many of us to work from home we all would have had increased electricity and gas bills. To support us the government has released a working from home allowance that is £6 a week, totalling £312 a year.
This allowance is available for multiple people working from home at the same address. Note, each person would have to apply individually to claim.
How long does my claim take?
One of the main reasons why it is essential to get your claim in as quickly as possible is due to the amount of time needed to make a claim. Normally, it would take around 6-8 weeks to get a pay-out from HMRC however due to the COVID pandemic HMRC are advising that tax refunds can take up to 28 weeks.
Am I guaranteed a refund?
If you meet the criteria then yes. While we aim to secure everyone a refund it all depends on your individual circumstances and the final calculation from HMRC.
How does it work?
The process is simple. All we need to do is get some basic information when you fill out our online claim form. Once you sign and submit the online form we complete all the necessary work and your dedicated claims handler will contact HMRC to negotiate and secure you the most amount of refund as possible.
Am I entitled to it?
If you have been working from home during the pandemic you can apply for a tax rebate. The relief is to cover extra costs incurred such as higher heating, electricity and internet bills. You can even make a claim if you have worked from home for just one day.