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Help with filling out your personal tax return

How to complete your Jersey personal tax form

 

How to complete the personal information section

 

How to complete the self-employed section

 

More help videos and guidance notes

Short four page return

​Return section help
​Video and notes link
​Employment video and notes
Employment
​Pension income and taxable Social Security benefits video and notes
Pension income and taxable Social Security benefits
​Renting a room in your home video and notes
Renting a room in your home
​Savings, trusts and other investment income notes
Savings, trusts and other investment income
​Other income notes
Other income
​Contributions into approved Jersey private pension plans notes
Contributions into approved Jersey private pension plans
​Giving to Jersey charities notes
Giving to Jersey charities
​Mortgage interest relief for Jersey property video and notes
Mortgage interest relief for Jersey property
​Children video and notes
Children

Additional sections on long eight page return

​Return section help
​Video and notes link
​Self-employment video and notes
Self-employment
​Partnership income notes
Partnership income
​Intermediary Service Vehicle (ISV) income notes
Intermediary Service Vehicle (ISV) income
​Relief for interest on machinery and plant notes
Relief for interest on machinery and plant
​Relief for interest on acquisition of trade, partnership share or trading company notes
Relief for interest on acquisition of trade, partnership share or trading company
​Distributions from Jersey companies notes
Distributions from Jersey companies
​Shareholder loans from Jersey companies notes
Shareholder loans from Jersey companies
​Property income video and notes
Property income

Extra pages for your tax return

Use these extra pages if you didn't have enough room on the form.

Arrival and departure dates extra page

Employment section extra page

Pension income section extra page

Self-employment section extra page

Property income section extra page

Children section extra page

Request another return

If you've lost or not received your personal tax return, you can get another copy sent to your address by using this online form. You'll just need your tax reference or social security number.

Click here to request a personal tax return

Please note that if you're requesting a replacement tax return, you need to allow enough  time to send the form back to us before the filing deadline.

Large print tax return

If you need a large print A3 version of the personal tax return, you can call us to request one.

Compare the old return with the new return

This document shows you the key differences between the old return and the new return.

Old personal tax return V new personal tax return

Completing a tax return

If we send you a tax return, you must complete it and send it back to us to make sure that you pay the correct amount of tax for that year.

Your completed return gives us your declaration of all your income, reliefs and deductions so we can assess how much tax and long-term care contributions you have to pay.

If you pay tax by Income Tax Instalment Scheme (ITIS) we'll update your effective rate.

If you pay on account we'll tell you how much your balancing payment needs to be.

Including evidence with the return

There's no need to include any of your payslips, receipts or certificates with your return.

The only thing you might need to include is a foreign tax computation if you're claiming relief for foreign tax paid.

You do still need to keep all your financial records safe in case we ask to see them.

Non-resident tax return

If you've received a non-resident tax return use these notes to help you complete it.

Non-resident tax return help 

Spouse or civil partner's authority

If you'd like to give your spouse or civil partner authority to act on your behalf in respect of your tax affairs, use this form. The tax will remain in your name and your signature is still required on legal documents like the tax return.

Optional authority for spouse B or civil partner B

Deadlines

If you've been sent a personal tax return the last day for delivering it is:

​I don't have a tax agent​I have a tax agent
​6pm the last Friday in May​6pm the last Friday in July

Penalties for late personal tax returns

If you don't receive a tax form

If you think you should be paying tax and haven't received a form, contact us immediately.

Check the annual exemption thresholds to see if you should be paying tax and completing a tax return.

2018 tax allowances and reliefs

2019 tax allowances and reliefs

You have left Jersey permanently

If you think a form has been sent to you error, for example you have left Jersey and have no sources of Jersey taxable income in the year, complete the online leavers form.

Tell us you're leaving or have left the Island

Shareholder taxation 2009 to 2012

From 1 January 2013, new rules were introduced for the taxation of distributions of Jersey companies. The new version of the paper return reflects these changes.

If you need to make a return for the years 2009 to 2012, you can use the following supplementary sheet. Guidance notes are included.

Shareholder supplementary sheet for returns 2009 to 2012

​Company tax returns

For help, visit the company tax return section.

Online company tax returns

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