European Union Savings Directive: tax certificate (EUSD (SWT)1)
Use form EUSD (SWT)1 to apply for a tax certificate from HM Revenue and Customs to prevent withholding tax being deducted from savings.
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Guidance on the application process for the certificate and the form you need to make your application.
You can apply for a certificate if:
- you receive savings income paid by a paying agent established in a territory which will apply a withholding tax. These territories are Andorra, Austria, British Virgin Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands Antilles, San Marino, Switzerland and Turks & Caicos Islands
- you wish to receive savings income without the deduction of withholding tax
- the territory has adopted this option as a method of avoiding withholding tax - your paying agent will be able to advise you which options are open to you