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Glossary of Forms

Updated on 20 July 2021

Students

This glossary includes some forms that are no longer in use, but commonly referred to.

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CWF1

Form to register as self-employed.

PA302A

Simple assessment demanding payment when no Self Assessment tax return needs to be filed.

P2

Notice of Pay As You Earn Coding issued to employees.

P11D

Form showing benefits/expenses paid to employees during the tax year just finished.

P45

Form given to employees when they leave employment. They will be given parts 1A, 2 and 3. They need to keep part 1A and pass parts 2 and 3 to their next employer. The form shows total pay and tax deductions up to the date of leaving that employment.

P46

Form no longer in use. Replaced by request for personal information (sometimes called new starter information) when start work with a new employer.

P50

Form to claim back tax for current year when you have stopped working.

P60

Form issued by employer when you are in their employment at the end of the tax year (5 April). It shows total earnings for that year as well as tax deducted and student loan repayments made only from your earnings with the last employer in the tax year.

P85

Form to be completed when you are leaving the UK for at least a full tax year and not completing a Self Assessment tax return for your year of departure.

P87

Form used to claim work expenses that are not reimbursed by your employer.

P800

HMRC’s tax calculation of your liability for the year if you are not in Self Assessment.

R40

Form used to claim tax repayment from saving and investment income (provided not in Self Assessment).

R43

Form used to claim personal allowance and tax refunds if you are not resident in the UK and not in Self Assessment.

SA1

Form used to register for Self Assessment if you are unable to do this online.

SA100

Self Assessment tax return.

SA200

Short tax return (only possible to be used if filing a paper tax return). Cannot be downloaded.

SA303

Form used to reduce payments on account under Self Assessment.

SA370

Form used to appeal against penalties charged under Self Assessment.

Self Assessment payslip

To accompany payments to HMRC.

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