Contractor Expenses

Some of the most common questions James is asked by his clients are around expenses and if they can claim a cost, as a business expense.

In this section James has written a number of guides to help you understand how expenses work and what you can or cannot claim.

For more advice on expenses or contracting please call us on 01442 795100 or email

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What Travel Expenses can I Claim as a Contractor?

If you need to travel anywhere for work purposes, then you will be able to claim back certain expenses. These include mileage, public transport, subsistence and accommodation costs.


What can I Claim if I Work from Home?

If you work from home, you will be able to claim back certain expenses that are wholly and exclusively for your business. This includes office equipment, as well as the running costs of an office, such as the rent and utility bills.


What is the 24 Month Rule for Expenses?

The 24 month rule is designed to clarify the extent of travel and subsistence expenses a contractor can claim back on when travelling and working at a client’s place of work.