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Martin Lewis Knows About Uniform Tax Rebates, Do You?

11/05/2020

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Martin Lewis, the expert and mastermind behind Money Saving Expert recently starred on ITV’s This Morning again. However, this time he explained how you can potentially claim your tax back for a uniform you need to wear for work. Check out the video 👈

As one of the UK’s leading tax rebate service providers, we’re determined to make sure people aren’t out of pocket when it comes to how much tax they’ve paid. Even more so during the current economic climate.

Washing your uniform is now more important than ever!

Due to the emergence of COVID-19 this year, everyone has had to make a concerted effort to improve their cleanliness. Whether this is showering more, washing hands and using antibacterial get more often, or not touching your face and eyes as much, especially after touching something in public. But your work uniform is just as important now.

The NHS guidelines for washing uniforms at home are:

  • Minimum temperature of 60 degrees
  • Make sure the cycle is longer than 10 minutes
  • Store attire separately from other clothing items
  • Wash after every use
  • Always use detergent, heat alone is not enough

This may have only been guidance for NHS, but since the Prime Minister’s press speech on 10th May, more workers in certain industries that aren’t considered key workers have been encouraged to go back to work. So, it would be wise for people to follow this advice to prevent the spread of bacteria and infection as much as possible, and keep people safe.

For example, if you work in the construction sector and wear a branded attire it’s more likely you’re going to incur an increase in costs for washing your uniform more often at higher temperatures, which means you’re using more energy to wash it too.

Instant Estimate in 2 Minutes

Anyone can make a claim for washing their work outfit, but the process can be time consuming and stressful. Claim Back Tax are here to help get your uniform tax rebate quickly and straightforward. It only takes 2 minutes to get an instant estimate through our website!