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When you can claim back your CIS tax?

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The date that you can claim back your CIS (Construction Industry Scheme) tax is the 6th April each year.

The tax year runs from the 6th April to 5th April every year. Yes, we know! They are strange dates and there is a reason but it’s really not important. You just need to know that the 6th April to 5th April is the tax year.

For tax year 6th April 2023 to 5th April 2024 the first day you can submit your tax return is 6th April 2024.

But, you if you are looking for a CIS rebate you need to make sure you have received all your CIS deduction certificates / income statements so that tax2u can include all your income and tax deducted for that tax year.

If you’ve been working up to 5th April its very unlikely that your client would have issued your final CIS deduction certifiate. It normally takes contractors an average of 3 weeks to issue the final CIS deduction certificate.

However, we can start drafting your tax return for you now and give you an idea of what tax you are likely to be paid back.

Tax2u will draft your tax return for free and all you need to do is open your online dashboard here, upload your CIS deduction certificates / payslips and business receipts (if you earnt over the tax free threshold of £12,570).

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CIS stands for Construction Industry Scheme, it’s a tax legislation put in place by HMRC to ensure all construction workers pay their tax. Read more

Some Your client or contractor has to deduct CIS tax from your pay each and every time they pay you. They then pay this tax deduction to HMRC who hold it on your account until your submit your tax return. Read more

Everyone in the UK gets a tax free allowance, this is the threshold before you have to pay any tax. However, as your client has already deducted your tax from earnings under the threshold you can claim it back. Read more

If you have earning over the minimum threshold (£12,570 for tax year 2023-24) then you can maximise your tax rebate by offsetting your income with business receipts. Read more

The main thing that you need is your CIS deduction certificates, payslips or your bank statements to prove income and tax deducted. Read more

You can claim back your CIS tax on the 6th April each year for the previous tax year. You then have until the 31st Jan (the tax return deadline) to submit your tax return. Read more

To claim back your tax you need to submit your self-assessment tax return. Read more

A CIS deduction certificate is the payslip that your client should give you each and every time you are paid. It will show the Gross, Nett and Tax deducted amounts that tax2u will need to reclaim your tax. Read more

It really couldn’t be simpler, log in or create your free account, upload your CIS deduction certificates / payslips and our accountants will do the rest. Read more