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This FREE tax rebate estimate is provided by Online Tax Rebates, part of Uniform Benefits – a service dedicated to saving you time and money.

MOD Tax Rebate Claims

You could be owed a £2,500 tax refund for your travel expenses. Bases outside the UK are included, and you might also be able to claim for Mess Dress.

This is a complex claim and we’ve heard reports of some claims being rejected when submitted by inexperienced advisors. For that reason we would like to refer you to our expert partners who have obtained confirmation on the validity of claims both from HMRC and the MOD so you can have peace of mind that your refund is yours to keep when you receive it.

If you complete the form below our partners will be in touch shortly about your free without obligation assessment.

Have you completed Phase 1 Training?

Have you been posted to a base for 2 years or less? (Excluding tours)

Did you use your own vehicle or public transport to get to those bases?

Based on the information you provided above, you won't be able to make a claim at this time.

Based on a sample of past refunds we have obtained matching the details you have provided:

Largest refund received: £-

Average refund received: £-

£40,005,640

Total claims

534,545

Successful claims

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Each tax year will be recalculated if you enter a claim. This often identifies other overpayments due to incorrect tax codes, multiple employments, ceasing of job, etc. In these cases we can identify a much larger tax rebate. We regularly identify rebates of over £1,000 for customers who were originally estimated a lower amount.

If you claim now you will receive tax relief for the current tax year and future years that allowances continue to apply, paid through your monthly pay. The value of this is usually £{{ App.CustomerClaim.AnnualRefund }} per year.

You don’t need to make any upfront payment to us in order for us to check if you are due a rebate.

We will ensure that your current year reliefs are correct and that your future year allowances are adjusted in line with the current year to ensure you are no longer being overtaxed. There will be no charge for this service.

The annual saving of £{{ App.CustomerClaim.AnnualRefund }} per year for the current and future years will not be subject to charge. You will receive this automatically in your pay once your tax code has been adjusted.

We will also check the earlier years to determine if you can claim back any previously overpaid tax. HMRC will pay any rebate due directly to us and we will forward payment to you, in due course, net of our deductions of 28%, plus VAT, where due, providing the net refund payment is £20 or more.

We will issue your refund through our Uniform Benefits payment card which you can withdraw cash on at a cashpoint or spend in shops or online like a normal debit card. If you use your card at selected retailers you can also earn additional cashback to continue to spend.

MOD Claim | About you

Select the tax years when you were employed in the specified sector
Do you or your accountant already prepare a self-assessment tax return?

Are you currently married or in a civil partnership?

As you are not UK resident we will need to refer your claim to our specialist partners who will be able to assess & process your claim. When you click 'Next >' below, we will forward your details and a specialist advisor will be in touch shortly.

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Thanks for showing an interest in claiming your tax rebate.

We have passed your details to our partner, TaxBack.com

Self Assessment Taxpayers

You could have overpaid tax by £{{ App.CustomerClaim.EstimatedClaim }} if the tax relief you listed was not claimed on your earlier returns.

As you are already within self assessment we would like to send you details of a highly competitive self assessment service from one of our expert partners. They can correct omissions in your earlier tax returns and ensure your annual returns are submitted on time every year, saving you a lot of stress and making sure you only pay the tax you need to.

Going forward the correct allowances applied to each annual return could save you £{{ App.CustomerClaim.AnnualRefund }} per year.

If you complete the form below our partners will be in touch shortly about your free without obligation assessment.

About you

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Final Details

In order to process your claim we will need your National Insurance Number and your phone number.
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Your unique claim reference is ZUR{{ App.CustomerClaim.ClaimId }}

Please make a note of this reference or print this page as you will need your claim number if you return later to download your claim documents.

You will have been sent an email to confirm your documents have been generated, but for security reasons we do not send your documents by email.

IMPORTANT – we will keep you up to date about the progress of your claim by email. Please do the following to ensure you receive our emails:

  1. Check your email now to see if you have received an email from us.
  2. If no email is there please check your 'spam' and 'promotions' folders and move any email from us to your main inbox.

Your claim documents will be automatically sent to you by post. You should receive them within 2 weeks.

In order to progress your claim you MUST complete the ALL the documents we send you and post them as described on the checklist you will receive. Failure to return the documents relating to your claim will result in your claim not being processed.

Security Worker Tax Rebate

If you work in security and wash your own uniform, you may be eligible to claim tax back on the cost. You may also be able to get a tax refund on the cost of specialist equipment that you purchase yourself, such as jackets or shoes. You can also claim for the cost of your Security Industry Authority (SIA) licences.

What can I claim for?

As touched upon, as a security guard you may be able to claim against the cost of washing your own uniform, any equipment that you have purchased yourself and your SIA licence. As you may be required to purchase several different types of SIA licence, you are able to claim tax back on each of these.

Rebates will not cover the cost of training to become a security guard, however, you may be able to claim if you need to pay for certain mandatory training during the course of a job.

How much can I claim?

You can claim tax back against the flat rate for uniform maintenance which is £60. If you are in the lower tax band you can claim 20% back, which equates to £12 per year and if you are in the lower tax bracket you can claim 40%, which equates to £24 per year.

For equipment, you can claim 20% or 40% of the cost – you just need to state what was purchased and at what price. Receipts are not essential and in the rare cases that HMRC have rejected claims we have successfully fought to have these overturned.

In terms of SIA registration, you can also claim tax back on this, which normally comes to either £44 of £88 – you can claim on each SIA licence you buy.

Claims can be backdated by up to 4 years, which means that you may be able to claim back a large amount of money!

Am I eligible to claim?

If you’re not sure if what you wear to work counts as a uniform, we’ve broken done exactly what does and doesn’t qualify as uniform.

So, if you work as a security guard or in the security industry, see how much you could be owed with our tax rebate calculator.

Security workers that have claimed

security worker tax rebate examples

John works the front door at one of the busiest clubs in the city’s centre. He found out about the uniform rebate online and saw an opportunity to receive some extra money to spend on his small children.

“Someone had shared a post about the uniform rebate on Facebook, and I took a few minutes to read about it and apply,” he explains. In total, John received around £400, which arrived in just a few weeks. He spent the rebate on his young children, and the money was particularly useful given that his family was set to expand. “I was due a baby at the time, so when I came into £400 through the rebate, it really was perfect timing!”