Tax Tiers Explained

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During the tax year, please answer yes if any of the following apply: I ...

Tax Return Tier 1

£49

+ VAT

Tax Return Tier 2

£79

+ VAT

Tax Return Tier 3

£99

+ VAT

Tax Return Tier 4

£149

+ VAT

Tax Return Tier 5

£199

+ VAT

1.

Received earned income outside the UK.

2.

Made a capital gain.

3.

Was self employed.

4.

Received Trust or similar income.

5.

Was in a business partnership.

6.

Received income from property.

7.

Earned dividends from 11 or more investments.

8.

Made relevant tax payments.

9.

Had 4 or more permanent employers.

10.

Received or made pension payments.

11.

Received state or other benefits.

12.

Was a director of my own limited company.

13.

Had 2 or 3 permanent employers.

14.

Received dividends from up to 10 investments.

15.

Had 1 permanent employer.

16.

Received personal bank interest.

All questions relate to the annual accounting period 6 April 2010 to 5 April 2011.

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