Mileage Log Template
Please note that there is no standard HM Revenue & Customs-approved business mileage log template. Taxpayers simply need to record their business travel information in a comprehensive, clear, consistent and granular manner. The best way to maintain a comprehensive record of your business mileage is using a day-to-day business mileage log. You can find a […]Read more
Claiming business mileage if you use different vehicles
Whether you work for a large organisation or an SME, if you drive as part of your duties, perhaps to visit clients or another site, then you are entitled to claim business mileage expenses for the distance you travel. There can be considerable confusion about claiming if your travel involves different or multiple vehicles. Here […]Read more
What counts as business mileage?
If you use your own vehicle for business reasons, or if you purchase fuel for a company car, then you may be entitled to claim tax relief for these expenses. It is very important to know exactly what is deemed to be business mileage by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) so you can claim back exactly what you are […]Read more
What an electrician claimed
I’m currently an electrician working for a medium sized business in the midlands. At 30, I have now been here for almost ten years after completing my basic qualification. Becoming an electrician was never my intended career path, having always aimed to develop property using my skills as a bricklayer and decorator in conjunction with […]Read more
The rules for NICs and sample calculation
When it comes to mileage tax claims, there are two separate schemes for consideration: one for tax itself, and the other for NIC, or National Insurance Contributions. Employees who use their own vehicle for working purposes are entitled to payments that are free of both tax and NIC. The rules for each are similar, but […]Read more
HMRC’s less well known tax rulings…
Business mileage allowances are areas of legislation that are often largely overlooked by taxpayers who may be unaware that there are any laws surrounding the subject, let alone potential tax relief in certain circumstances. HMRC issues many rules and regulations at the start of each tax year regarding personal taxation. These rules are broad in […]Read more
More miles than your average commute?
Travel expenses are a cost which many individuals face over their working lives and day to day, being one of the most significant and widespread people face. Certainly in a business sense, the cost of fuel comes as an expense which is difficult to avoid as there are few or no alternatives. For most employees, […]Read more
What happens if you travel business mileage?
A considerable number of individuals travel a great number of miles in the course of their employment. Employees can suffer great costs driving these miles each day and whilst this is a considerable expense to allow individuals to get to work, there is no compensation available. Many employees also travel considerable extra mileage, over and […]Read more
Mileage Claim Tips
Throughout many individuals employment they travel a considerable amount of miles to and from work. Unfortunately for employees, individuals are not given a mileage rate allowance for these journeys. However there are numerous occasions when employees travel additional miles on top of their journeys to work. These additional journeys can lead to very high costs […]Read more