Where you work on short term contract for an hourly rate and your "client" deducts employee tax from your earnings (following completion of a questionnaire), are you able to deduct expenses incurred in the production of that income - such as travel and subsistence?
Yes you will provided you meet the test as an independent contractor.
Garthsays: 2 February 2015 at 5:22
Thanks. And if you are not deemed an independent contractor and PAYE is deducted (under earnings code 3616), are you still able to deduct expenses incurred in the production of your earnings?
TaxTimsays: 3 February 2015 at 7:13
Yes, as long as the 3616 code is used you will be able to deduct other expenses. The test for PAYE deduction and actual independent contractors are slightly different, but if you are a true contractor then you can deduct these expenses.
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