Small Business Accounting

Do I have to pay tax on expenses?

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Chris Andreou

Do I have to pay tax on expenses? guide

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You do not need to pay tax on allowable business expenses. These are essential business costs that are incurred "wholly and exclusively" for the purposes of running the business. They can be deducted against your income, thereby reducing the amount of tax that you need to pay.

For further information on the types of expenses you can claim, refer to our guides for sole traders and limited company directors.

<p>You do not need to pay tax on allowable business expenses. These are essential business costs that are incurred "wholly and exclusively" for the purposes of running the business. They can be deducted against your income, thereby reducing the amount of tax that you need to pay.<br></p><p>For further information on the types of expenses you can claim, refer to our guides for <a href="https://www.goforma.com/tax/self-employed-expenses-tax-allowances" target="_blank">sole traders</a> and <a href="https://www.goforma.com/tax/limited-company-director-expenses-tax-allowance" target="_blank">limited company directors</a>. </p>

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