Approved professional organisations and learned societies (list 3)

23 January 2020

HMRC has updated the list of professional bodies and learned societies (also known as List 3) with tax-deductible fees.

For some professional organisations, members can claim tax relief on fees or subscriptions.

List 3 shows all organisations whose members qualify for a tax deduction on professional fees and subscriptions pertaining to that organisation.

The list is updated periodically and includes all bodies approved by the commissioners for HMRC.

HMRC has confirmed that there has been eight additions, four amendments and one deletion to list three.

Additions (from 6 April 2019)

Executive and Personal Assistants Association (EPAA)

British Society of Abortion Care Providers (BSACP)

European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (MICCAI)

Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners (RAMP)

Orthodontic Technicians Association UK (OTA)

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)

(from 7 January 2020)

Faculty of Clinical Informatics (FCI)


‘Corrosion Science and Technology Institute of’ to ‘Institute of Corrosion’

‘Agricultural Management Institute of’ to ‘Institute of Agricultural Management’

‘Information Security Professionals, Institute of’ to ‘Chartered Institute of Information Security’

‘British Institute of Facilities Management’ to ‘Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management’


Farm Management Association

Professional organisations can apply for approval for tax relief using form P356.


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