Professional bodies approved for tax relief (list 3) updated

30 August 2018

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

List 3 is updated periodically and includes all bodies approved by the commissioners for HMRC.

The following have been added to the list:

  • Cognitive Development Society 

  • Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

  • International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology

  • International Society for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour

  • International Congress of Infant Studies and Society for the Neural Control of Movement


The National Counselling Society Ltd has been changed to The National Counselling Society.

The National Hypnotherapy Society Ltd has been changed to The National Hypnotherapy Society.

The Institute of Radiation Protection has been removed from the list.


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