Miners’ coal

Our experts tell you how to inform HMRC if you provide your mining employees with free coal

Our experts at DSR Tax Claims know how hard it is to find good, quality information about HMRC’s tax regulations that is easy to understand, and that’s why we have created these handy guides to tell you everything you need to know. Our aim is to make life easier for our clients and that is why we want to share our expertise with you. You can also call our friendly team on 0330 122 9972 – we’re the tax experts you can trust.

What do you need to do if you provide free coal?

If you are an employer with employees in the coal mining industry and you provide your mining staff with free coal, you don’t need to report this benefit to HMRC nor pay any additional tax or National Insurance on the coal. These guidelines state that you are allowed to give your miners a reasonable amount of free coal, or payments in place of free coal.

Although these guidelines apply to anyone working in your colliery, it doesn’t apply to anyone in a technical, clerical or administrative role. It only applies to those working directly in the mining operation.

How can DSR Tax Claims help?

We aim to make life as simple as possible for our clients and that includes giving you the information you need to make your taxes (and your life) simpler and less stressful.  Our team of experts at DSR Tax Claims are always on hand to help our clients and our excellent standing with HMRC means that we can make sure you don’t fall foul of their regulations, while claiming your maximum tax relief. We can even take care of all that paperwork and deal with HMRC on your behalf too. Call our friendly team on 0330 122 9972 – we’re the tax experts you can trust.

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