Having completed the form, he sent it off to HMRC and in due course received this response:
"Thank you for your R40. I can confirm that the appropriate amount of tax has been deducted for 2010-11.
I do not propose to issue a tax calculation unless requested.
Signed by the Admin. Officer."
My loyal reader, not unreasonably (given that errors do occur), would very much like to request a calculation. However, he is concerned that if he writes to HMRC they will not answer letters (as specifically stated by his local tax office) and if he calls he will have to spend an eternity on the phone.
Tax does have to be taxing.
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