Teachers and other education professionals can claim tax relief on costs such as professional subscriptions and other work-related expenses. These claims can be backdated to cover the last 4 tax years.
You can claim tax refund on fees and subscription costs to many unions and professional bodies including NUT and NASUWT. HMRC maintains an approved list of professional organisations that are eligible for relief. The amount available to claim back will vary depending on the agreement that is in place, your particular organisation should be able to inform you of how much tax you can claim back.
If you have previously paid fees to a General Teaching Council, you can also claim tax back on this cost. Tax can be claimed back on all UK General Teaching Council fees, including those that are now obsolete.
If you are eligible for tax relief – this will not be applied automatically. It is therefore important that you submit a claim. Start your claim today to take advantage of our “no win, no fee” service.
If you’re a Physical Education Teacher or have to teach or supervise any other sports lessons, tax rebate can be claimed on the sportswear and equipment that you have purchased yourself. You may also be eligible to claim uniform allowance if you have to wash this clothing or uniform yourself. HMRC allow expense deductions for the cost of both maintaining and replacing games kit.
If you’re a teacher who needs to travel to different schools in order to perform your duties, you may be entitled to claim for mileage allowance. This does not apply to general commuting between home and a permanent place of employment, however if you’re a Peripatetic teacher working in more than one school or college you may be eligible. Don’t miss out on tax rebates that you are entitled to. We’ll submit your claim for you, it’s completely free to apply and takes just 5 minutes.