Professional bodies approved for tax relief (list 3) updated

01 October 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:

  • The British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

  • The Canadian Association for Neuroscience

  • The National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People


The 'Society of Biology' entry has been amended to the 'Royal Society of Biology'.


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