If you’re a close company that’s paid tax on a loan to a participator, you may be able to reclaim that tax. Once the loan has been repaid, released or written off, if the relief is due, you can either:
use the online form service - you’ll need to sign in to or set up a Government Gateway account
use the print and post form
You must fill in a separate form for each claim.
To make a claim online, your Business Tax Account will need to have either your:
Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) number
VAT reference number
You can add the UTR or VAT reference number from the homepage of your Business Tax Account.
Once you have made a claim online, you’ll get a reference number to track the progress of your claim.
Before you start the postal form
You’ll need to fill in the postal form fully before you can save it as a PDF file or print it. You can’t save a partly completed form so have all your information with you before you start to fill it in.
the start and end dates of the accounting period when the loan was made
the date the loan was made
the start and end dates of the accounting period when the loan or part loan was repaid, released or written off
the date the loan or part loan was repaid, released or written off
the value of the loan or part loan repaid, released or written off
the date when relief is due
your bank or building society details if you want us to repay you by Bacs
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Related forms and guidance
Guidance on repaying director’s loans, and when you should use form L2P or form CT600A.