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Claiming for vehicle and travel expenses as a sole trader

If you are a sole trader and use a car for business, you might be able to claim for the associated costs of owning and running it.

As a sole trader, there will likely be times when you need to meet clients, see suppliers, or make site visits. There’s rarely such a thing as a free ride, but the travel costs may be something that you can reclaim.

There are rules and regulations around making a claim for the costs associated with using your car for business activities. Watch our animated help video to learn more about the two ways which sole traders can claim for a vehicle.

Confirm Transactions

The number of monthly transactions you have entered based on your turnover seem high. A transaction is one bookkeeping entry such as a sale, purchase, payment or receipt. Are you sure this is correct?

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VAT Returns

It is unlikely you will need this service, unless you are voluntarily registered for VAT.

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