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Leaving the UK - getting your tax right
Use this form to claim tax relief or a repayment of tax if you:
- lived and worked in the UK
- have left the UK and may not be coming back or you’re going to work abroad full-time for at least 1 full tax year
A tax year is from 6 April to 5 April the next year.
Don’t fill in this form if:
- you normally live in the UK and you’re going abroad for short periods, for example on holiday or a business trip
- you’ve filled in, or been asked to fill in, a Self Assessment tax return for the tax year that you leave the UK
To fill in this form you’ll need your P45 ‘Details of employee leaving work’ if you have one. Your employer or your Jobcentre gives you this form when you stop working or when you stop claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance.
To help you fill in this form you can find definitions of resident, home and full-time work in the Guidance Note: Statutory Residence Test (SRT).
If you need more help with this form phone our helpline on Telephone: 0300 200 3300. Or if you’re calling from outside the UK Telephone +44 135 535 9022.