Q. I usually make regular pension contributions of approximately £10,000 per year net of relief. However, in 2017/18 I made a large one-off contribution following a capital gain. I’ve just realised that I omitted this from my tax return and, as a result, overpaid tax by nearly £8,000. Is there any way I can amend the return?
The deadline for amending your 2017/18 has passed, but all is not lost. You should be able to reclaim the tax using overpayment relief as long as you do this by 5 April 2022. You need to make a claim in writing and include the information required – set out in SACM12150.