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I started this job in feb where I was earning £18per hour.

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I started this job in feb where I was earning £18per hour. It wasn’t a fixed hourly contract it just depended on how many hours I tutored. I was my first job and so I was entitled to £12500 allowance but I never received this and was instead taxed on my entire monthly earnings (please see payslips) what would you advise I do. Thank you
Submitted: 5 days ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 5 days ago.

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Customer: replied 5 days ago.
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Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 5 days ago.

Thank you for your question.

You appear to have a tax code 1248L suggesting a tax free allowance of around £12,480 in full year. £12,500 allowance would equate to a tax code 1250L.

You have not been taxed on your entire monthly earnings. If that were the case your tax deductions would have been

Period 1 £219.60

Period 2 £345.60

Period 3 £331.20

If you believe your tax code is wrong you should contact HMRC who will issue your employer with a revised tax code as required. This can be done by phone – 0300 200 3300

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