Can I get tax relief on a garden office?

An office in your garden – even if it is movable – counts as property and not plant and machinery.  So you cannot claim Capital Allowances (and reduce Corporation Tax or Income Tax) on the cost of the building itself. However, you could potentially claim Capital...

Can I claim expenses for working from home for my business

Yes, business owners can claim the expense of using their home as an office, (as a business expense), based on the portion of rent, mortgage interest, council tax, water, fuel etc. used while working on the business at home. There are 2 ways to calculate this: Weekly...

Can I claim my new computer as a business expense?

If you buy a computer and use it in your business, it is the norm that the cost is at least partly tax deductible. Sole Traders / Partnerships.  If the computer is purchased for part business/part private, then the business portion of the cost can be claimed.  VAT...

What expenses are not deductible for tax purposes?

Here is a list of certain expenses that aren’t tax deductible – but which regularly get claimed, or questioned, by clients: Clothing Unless it’s protective clothing, or a uniform, clothing is not tax deductible. Spectacles Eye tests are claimable for workers using...

What Are Benefits in Kind?

Benefits in Kind (BIKs) happen when an employer pays for something on behalf of the employee which is not repaid. BIKs tend to cover personal expenditure – commonly private medical/dental cover, personal use of company cars/vans and fuel benefits etc. The BIK is...