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Tax rebate experts
Looking after you and your tax rebate claim
We have 7 different teams of dedicated specialists who deal with every aspect of your claim and all aftercare throughout the year. They are...
- The Tax Advisor team
- The Claim Preparation team
- The Tax Specialist team
- The Submissions team
- The Compliance and Aftercare team
- The Payments team
- The Customer Care team
When you become a RIFT customer you'll get your own dedicated claim manager who will prepare your claim. You'll be able to contact them for any help you need throughout the tax year. They'll be in touch regularly and let you know if we need any further information.
Our guarantee means you'll never lose a penny
When you claim your tax refund with RIFT, our unique RIFT Guarantee means that you don't have to worry about the taxman reclaiming any of your money. So long as you give us full and accurate information, if HMRC disagrees with the amount that we’ve claimed and ask for the money back, we’ll pay it. It won’t cost you a penny.RIFT Guarantee
How to claim a tax rebate?
How long does a tax rebate take?
Typically it takes between 8 to 10 weeks to process an average tax rebate claim. HMRC are always busier closer to the self assessment tax return deadline of 31st January and the tax credit renewal deadlines of 31 July and tend to be slower at those times.
What many people don't realise is that it's possible to claim for the last 4 tax years. The average 4 year claim from RIFT is £3,023.56. We can claim for more than just travel expenses too. We can claim for other work related expenses such as laundry costs for your uniform, meals, tools and equipment, lodging and the list goes on! We're the UK's leading tax refund experts so get in touch to see what you could be owed.
Tax refund scams
Fake emails and texts from HMRC are becoming more common and it's getting harder to tell the difference between a genuine offer and a tax refund scam. We've been in the industry a long time so we've seen our fair share of scam messages over the years and want to protect you from fraudulent deals. Check out our top tips on how to spot a tax refund scam.Report a scam
RIFT and HMRC
Our relationship with HMRC
RIFT has a great relationship with HMRC. That means:
- We know exactly who to talk to, and how to solve your problem.
- We handle the taxman for you, saving time and cutting stress.
- You'll never be tripped up. We're always on top of the latest rules, processes and policy changes.
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