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.