03 March 2021
HMRC has given the option to claim tax relief as COVID keeps more and more people away from offices.
You can claim tax relief if:
However, you cannot claim tax relief if:
Here is what the rule says:
You can claim tax relief for supplementary household costs if you have to work at home frequently. This means you have to work for a part of the week or the entire week. However, this is applicable only if the work from home is due to the coronavirus pandemic.
But this is not applicable if the decision of working from home is yours and not imposed on you due to the pandemic.
Some of the additional costs that can be considered are:
Costs that are not included:
The tax relief is based on the amount you have spent. It also depends on the rate of tax you pay.
If you have spent £70 at 20%, you can claim £14.
Some important points to remember:
The amount you can claim:
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