Marketing and advertising

Marketing and advertising

Image from rawpixel.com Introduction    As a contractor, can you claim for for marketing and advertising as business expenses? When you run your own company, there may come a...

Company car versus private car

Company car versus private car

Introduction Company car versus private car. First of all, how do they compare in terms of tax savings and the taxes that are payable? What's more, when you run a company car through your own business, there are both...

Business meals & lunches

Business meals & lunches

Introduction    We all need to eat to survive as human beings. However, when are business meals and lunches allowed as a business expense where you can claim tax relief? I am looking here at a contractor who is eating on...

The Christmas party

The Christmas party

Introduction  If you have your own business, can you claim for the annual Christmas party as a genuine business expense? Many contractors ask me what they can claim for this. Well, if you are running your own UK company,...

Electric and hybrid cars

Electric and hybrid cars

Introduction  Today, electric and hybrid cars are fairly new on the scene.  Indeed, as time moves forward, these should become more energy-efficient and more friendly to the environment.    The...

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