Tax rebate - Am I due a tax rebate?

A tax rebate is simply money you can claim back when you've paid too much tax to HMRC. Lots of people end up being owed money back from the tax man, but many never get it back. It's not enough just to tell HMRC you've paid too much. You have to prove it before they'll pay up - and that's what lots of people find tricky. It's also where RIFT can help.

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£2,500 - That's the average 4 year claim. Don't miss out!

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Our guarantee means you'll never lose a penny

When you claim your tax rebate 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.

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If HMRC wants your refund back, we cover it.

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It costs nothing to find out if you have a claim.


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HMRC Tax Rebates

Am I due a tax rebate?

You're probably due a tax rebate if you're paying for the following things like:

  • Essential travel costs for work.
  • Food and accommodation costs while you're travelling for work.
  • Laundry costs for any work-specific clothing you pay for yourself.
  • Cleaning, repairing or any work specific clothing you pay for your yourself.
  • Certain professional subscriptions, union fees and training course expenses.

If you're paying for these costs yourself, talk to RIFT about claiming your yearly tax rebate.  You can even claim for up to 4 years back, so it may not be too late if you haven't claimed before!

If you want to cut the red tape, we can still help you claw back the money you're owed by HMRC.  Talk to RIFT to claim Flate Rate Expenses and leave the paper work to us.  

''Am I due a tax rebate?'' is one of the trickiest questions faced by UK taxpayers each year.  Tax rebate law can be complicated and off-putting if you don't speak the taxman's language.  RIFT's free online tax rebate calculator will give you the answer in less than a minute.

When you sign up as a RIFT client, you're joining a family.  We're the only tax rebate company to earn the ServiceMark award from the Institute of Customer Service, who describe our work as 'World Class'.  90% of our clients go on to help friends, families and workmates get their own tax rebates by recommending them to us.  

All it takes is a few clicks away to find out if you're due a tax rebate.  Try our HMRC tax calculator and see for yourself!

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HMRC Tax Rebates

How do I get a tax rebate?

The best way to claim your tax rebate is to talk to RIFT. We'll guide you through the whole process and make sure you get back what you're owed. With our help, advice and guidance, the process of claiming is simple and stress-free. RIFT will:

They get back the tax they're owed and you get a cash reward from us!

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HMRC Processing Time

How long does it take to get a tax rebate from HMRC?

  • It can take HMRC 8-10 weeks to process your tax rebate.
  • We have 7 dedicated teams who work hard to maximise your rebate and get it to you fast.
  • The sooner you start your tax rebate claim and provide the information we need, the sooner you get your cash back.
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How much will my tax rebate be?

How much will my tax rebate be worth?

On average, our clients get £600-£800 per year, and we can claim tax back for the last four complete tax years.  So your first claim could be worth around £2,500. Find out for free if you qualify for a tax rebate, click on the red button below to get started with our HMRC tax calculator. In less than a minute you'll get an estimate of your tax rebate value.

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Are HMRC tax rebates legal?

Are tax rebates just a way of ''cheating the system''?

No – absolutely not! A tax rebate is YOUR money, which HMRC is holding onto. Worries like this are one of the key reasons why people miss out on their own cash, and it has to stop. RIFT will never submit a claim for anything you aren't genuinely owed. Remember, HMRC isn't trying to cheat you. They just don't always have the information they need to get their sums right. RIFT makes sure that your rebate claim is completely accurate, so you never have to worry about the taxman making a fuss.

What's more, as long as you've been straight with us, your rebate is fully protected by our RIFT Guarantee. Even if HMRC ever did demand some of it back, the Guarantee means we'd pay it out of our pockets, not yours.

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What are RIFT's prices?

Our standard charges are:

Don't worry if you had a mixture of self-employed and PAYE (employed by a company) work during the period you want to claim for.  We can work of out if you  would be due a rebate and let you know what the fee would be.

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Earn extra cash for you and your mates

Help your mates get a tax refund and get an extra £50 in your own pocket! At RIFT, we love it when happy clients tell their friends about us.

We love it so much that we reward you for doing it! We'll give you £50 for everyone you recommend (T&Cs apply) who claims with us, and we'll give you a bonus of an extra £150 if 5 people do. For a limited time only we have a seasonal prize draw giving you the chance to win some top prizes.


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Simply enter your friend's name and email address on our referrals form and we'll send them a one off email to let them know you think RIFT Tax Refunds could help them.

  • If they get in touch and claim a refund, we'll send you a £50 reward for your help.
  • And for every 5 you send that claim, you get an extra £150 bonus.
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Need more help?

Wondering if you can claim a tax refund or need to submit a tax return? Use our online tools to find out if you're owed money by HMRC.

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