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    Hi,
    So I just started a new job about 3 weeks ago.
    first week I worked 14 hours. Second week 19.5 hours. I'm on £5.30 an hour. My total weekly pay checks for these were £59.40 (meaning I got taxed £14.80) and £82.75 (£20.60 tax) now I'm fairly certain I'm under the amount I'm supposed to be earning before I get taxed... My tax code is just 0. This is my first job. Who do I talk to about fixing this, my employer?
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    (Original post by Homsall)
    Hi,
    So I just started a new job about 3 weeks ago.
    first week I worked 14 hours. Second week 19.5 hours. I'm on £5.30 an hour. My total weekly pay checks for these were £59.40 (meaning I got taxed £14.80) and £82.75 (£20.60 tax) now I'm fairly certain I'm under the amount I'm supposed to be earning before I get taxed... My tax code is just 0. This is my first job. Who do I talk to about fixing this, my employer?
    Have you had a p46? Sounds like you've just been emergency taxed and have the wrong tax code, dont worry you can claim it back
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    (Original post by Homsall)
    Hi,
    So I just started a new job about 3 weeks ago.
    first week I worked 14 hours. Second week 19.5 hours. I'm on £5.30 an hour. My total weekly pay checks for these were £59.40 (meaning I got taxed £14.80) and £82.75 (£20.60 tax) now I'm fairly certain I'm under the amount I'm supposed to be earning before I get taxed... My tax code is just 0. This is my first job. Who do I talk to about fixing this, my employer?
    You are probably being emergency taxed.
    If you phone the tax office 0300 200 3300 they will change your tax code to the correct one and you should get back any tax you have paid that you shouldnt have done.
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    call HMRC, be prepared to sit on hold for a longgggg time, call in the middle of the day if possible or early morning

    once your code is changed your tax should come back in the next paycheck
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    You are on the wrong tax code. HMRC will refund your tax a few months after the tax year ends given you don't exceed the yearly allowance. Alternatively, you could talk to your employer to change your tax code.
 
 
 
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