Personal tax – form

Income Tax: claiming tax back when you have stopped working (P50)

Use form P50 to claim an Income Tax refund when you have stopped working.



Use form P50 to claim a tax refund if you’re not going to work for at least 4 weeks (eg you’re retired, looking for a job, or returning to study) and you’re not claiming the following benefits:

  • Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • taxable Incapacity Benefit
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Carer’s Allowance

Send the completed form to:

Pay As You Earn
HM Revenue and Customs

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Claiming a tax refund when you stop work
Guidance on how to claim if you are entitled to a refund if you stop working, retire or return to studying.