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According to new research from CITB, the UK will see more than 182,000 new jobs in construction open up over the next five years, thanks to huge demand for new homes. This will lead to an influx of PAYE and CIS tax claims as the growing industry places more builders and workers into temporary building sites.

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The Construction Skills Network Forecast from CITB demonstrates that a third of the UK’s entire construction output until 2018 will be the building of new homes. CITB cited the government’s Help to Buy Scheme as having a positive effect on the construction industry, but highlighted the need for more sustained investment in industrial projects and long-term infrastructure to ensure secured growth after 2015.

The report has been welcomed by the construction industry across the UK following a year in which more than 40,000 construction jobs were lost as the volume of public non-housing construction being undertaken dramatically reduced. Continue reading

DeWalt Rigger Boots Competition

Once again, here at Express Tax Claims we are running a competition for one lucky person to win a pair of top quality DeWalt Rigger 2 Safety Boots.

dewalt rigger 2 safty bootsUnlike our last competition where we asked you to submit a tax claim form to us, this time we are going to make it a little easier for you, all you have to do is head on over to our twitter page and retweet the competition post and maybe give us a follow while your there to keep in the loop for any future competitions. Alternatively you can visit our Facebook page, “Like” it and share the competition post out to your wall, so simple!

On December 1st we will select one lucky winner at random to receive these fantastic boots.

 

Tax Claim Time Is Upon Us.

2012/2013 claim time has come!  Our brand new claim pack has now arrived with our clients and the feedback so far has been fantastic!  One client even said it was ‘too easy’!  The postman has his hands full, and is likely sick of the sight of us by now, as he’s constantly delivering here at the moment and the phones have been working overtime offering a helping hand for those customers who hate forms.

If your claim pack hasn’t arrived yet or you think it’s about time that you made a tax claim for a refund for your travelling expenses then we’d love to hear from you.  It’s the PAYE construction workers who most often are found to be missing out but really shouldn’t be. You could be missing out on anything up to a £1,200 average tax refund per person, per tax year.

Tax Codes

Tax codes are a very important thing to keep your eye on.  As of April 6th 2013, the standard tax code is now 944L.  As a general rule of thumb, if your number is a little higher then you’re probably not paying enough tax, yes it feels nice when payday comes but not when you’ve got to pay it all back at the end of the tax year.  It’s far better to keep a standard code and claim back what you’re entitled to when the time comes and avoid any nasty surprises. Here at Express Tax Claims, we are always at hand to liaise with HMRC on your behalf in areas like this and it’s all part of the service.

construction tax claimsIf you’re a PAYE construction worker employed on a temporary site then like thousands of others, you could be losing out on money you’re entitled to by not making tax claims. As a temporary self-employed construction worker there are a host of things you could be claiming for, but what are the five most common tax breaks that construction workers miss out on? Read our quick guide to find out and to discover how you can ensure you don’t miss out on making a claim for the tax rebates you’re entitled to.

What can I claim for?

As a PAYE construction worker you can claim for a variety of different things, but here are the top five tax claims you may be missing out on.

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