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Did the rules change re claiming back interest on savings with

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Did the rules change re claiming back interest on savings with regard to the time limit . I have R40 NOTES (2012) which are ambiguous . It states ' The time limit a claim is four years from 31 January following the 5 April end of the tax year ' So I read that as , year ending 5/04/2010 you have until 31/01/2015 to submit a claim , ie this week ! The tax office I phoned said I was too late and referred me to the current R 40 notes -- where the wording has changed and the words above have been deleted .
Thanks , Mike Reid .
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  bigduckontax replied 2 years ago.
Mike, I'm Keith and happy to help you with your question.
The R40 notes you are using are, regrettably, two years out of date. The advice you received from the tax office would appear to be correct.
I am so sorry to have to rain on your parade.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I said did the rules change , I know the form did , but surely the rules applied to the tax year in question and the guidance notes tax year in question , not the guidance notes later year .

Anyway , nothing more to be done .Don't need sympathy .

Expert:  bigduckontax replied 2 years ago.

These things do happen, sorry.

Thank you support.

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