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I worked in retail for 40years and retired in April 2013 could

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I worked in retail for 40years and retired in April 2013 could I cliam back uniform tax for the years I was in employment.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  TonyTax replied 2 years ago.

Hi.

You can make a claim tax relief for the cost of work uniform cleaning as far back as the 2010/11 tax year. Take a look here and here for more information. If you don't consider any of the job types listed apply to you, you can make a claim for tax relief on £60 per tax year.

Read the notes here and complete a P87 for each tax year you wish to make a claim for and submit them online to the tax office. If you prefer, the paper form is here.

I hope this helps but let me know if you have any further questions.

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