Definition of P45 in English:

P45

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noun

(In the UK and the Republic of Ireland) a certificate given to an employee at the end of a period of employment, providing details of their tax code, gross pay, and the tax paid for that year, to be passed to a subsequent employer or benefit agency.
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  • The very battle lines for the party's soul are fought around over your P45.
  • Edmundson, the 50-year-old cricket secretary returned from a family holiday in Florida to find his P45 on the doormat.
  • A corporate raider would see her off with a P45.

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