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How to keep on top of your expenses as a plumber, image of a plumber at work | Crunch


As a plumber, you can claim tools and business equipment back as an expense, but how do you what you can and can't claim?

What business expenses can I claim as a Limited Company?, image of a stationery kit | Crunch


There are often limited company business expenses that go unclaimed, which means you could end up paying more tax than you need to.

What business expenses can I claim as a Sole Trader?, image of a stack of papers | Crunch


As a sole trader, your business will naturally incur running costs. The good news is that many of these running costs can be claimed as business expenses,

Can I claim a Christmas party as a business expense?


If you're a director of a limited company, you can claim up to £150 as a business expense for a Christmas party - even a virtual one! There are some strict rules, though.

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What expenses can you claim when your business attends conferences? We explore the different ways to ensure you're tax-efficient.

 Claim tax relief on your mobile phone or landline expenses | Crunch

To claim tax relief on your mobile phone or landline expenses, a contract needs to be set up between your limited company and the service provider.


Whether you have an accountant or are taking on the books yourself, it's important to be organised, especially if you're planning on making expense claims.

Should I have a company car, van or motorcycle?, image of open van | Crunch

Businesses can benefit from a company car, van or motorcycle. Having a mode of company transport can be invaluable for small businesses.

Can I make pension contributions through my limited company?

Pension contributions are one of the few remaining tax breaks available to limited companies. It makes sense to take advantage of this tax break.

Foreign business travel: expenses and allowances explained - Crunch - Picture of a woman waiting for a plane.

Most business owners will have their domestic business travel sussed, but international business travel has a few quirks you need to know about.


Recent changes to the way you claim travel and subsistence expenses have left small business owners bewildered. We take a close look.


HMRC set rules which will determine whether you have the right to claim travel and subsistence expenses whilst you work - check out our guide.

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