HMRC webinars: Self-employed expenses
09 November 2020
HMRC is running a series of webinars that address the topic of expenses for the self-employed. The webinars are designed to outline the type of business expenses that can be claimed, and short videos, along with an online guide have also been made available.
Throughout the duration of the webinars, there is the opportunity to ask questions by using the on-screen text box.
Business expenses for the self-employed
This webinar discusses what business expenses are, alongside what is allowed and what isn’t, and also details how using simplified expenses can save time. It will also assist in the task of entering accurate figures onto tax returns.
Car expenses and the self-employed
For individuals who are using their own car for business, this webinar covers flat rate motoring expenses, calculating actual costs, leasing a car and personal contract purchases. It is aimed at self-employed sole traders and self-employed partnerships, but not limited companies, or company directors.
There is an online guide available on the topic of self-employed business expenses, and the following YouTube videos are also available:
- What expenses can I include in my Self Assessment tax return?
- Claiming motor expenses if you’re self-employed
- Cash basis and simplified expenses
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