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Are home to work travel costs ever allowed?

by mike tombs
in Tax
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Ordinary commuting between home and work incurs costs: either shoe leather, if you walk, or the cost of transport. For most employees these costs are considered to be personal costs and are not deductible for tax purposes.   This is so even if your employer requests that you attend out of hours, say the weekend. According the HMRC:   If an employee is sometimes required by his employer to attend their permanent workplace outside normal working hours, often at the weekend. This may mean that they incur extra costs on bus fares, meals eaten at their desk and sometimes even [...]