Tax Tiers Explained
Which tier am I?
Start at the top and work your way down.
As soon as you hit a point that corresponds to you, that's your tier!
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During the tax year, please answer yes if any of the following apply: I ...
Tax Return Tier 1
Tax Return Tier 2
Tax Return Tier 3
Tax Return Tier 4
Tax Return Tier 5
Received earned income outside the UK.
Made a capital gain.
Was self employed.
Received Trust or similar income.
Was in a business partnership.
Received income from property.
Earned dividends from 11 or more investments.
Made relevant tax payments.
Had 4 or more permanent employers.
Received or made pension payments.
Received state or other benefits.
Was a director of my own limited company.
Had 2 or 3 permanent employers.
Received dividends from up to 10 investments.
Had 1 permanent employer.
Received personal bank interest.