Tax relief for employment expenses: But don’t get too excited!

Many employees need to use and maintain special clothing for work purposes. They may incur costs of (for example) having their protective work clothing cleaned regularly. It would therefore seem fair and reasonable that such costs should be deductible from their employment income. However, the tax system is not necessarily known for its fairness. Is […]

Too late to claim? Not necessarily!

Mistakes can easily happen in tax, some of which may result in an overpayment by the taxpayer. For example, an individual may have made an error when completing their self-assessment tax return, resulting in tax being overpaid. The error is only discovered some time later. What can be done? The tax legislation allows individual taxpayers […]