My personal tax code is BR CUMUL, what does this tax code mean?

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

. I started out getting tax at the - BR rate, I did not question this at first

Friday, January 28th, 2011

A BR tax code is a ‘basic rate’ tax code or what is sometimes referred to as an emergency tax code.

If you are on a BR tax code it means that you are not getting any of your personal tax free allowance.

As a result you may be over paying tax, and you should check at the end of the tax year if you are able to claim any tax back from the Inland Revenue: