Working from home has become a way of life for many over this past year meaning that you pay our less on transport costs but are likely to have additional costs at home instead. Whether you have had increased energy bills or have needed to kit out a new home office, we might be able to help you claim some of those costs back.
If you have been required to work from home as a result of the current Coronavirus pandemic, you are likely to have seen your energy bills increase as a result. additionally, you might have found yourself needing to set yourself up with a brand new home office set up. Fear not, HMRC has recognised that there will be extra costs associated with working from home and has adjusted its tax relief rules as a result.
You can claim tax relief on your increased energy bills without requiring any additional information by using HMRC’s agreed weekly or monthly tax relief rates. however, if your bills are significantly higher than those rates you will need to be able to provide documentary evidence to back up your claim. Similarly, if you wish to claim tax relief on your home office equipment you will need to be able to provide results.
If working from home has seriously impacted your finances, why not check out the DSR Tax Refunds refund calculator to see how much you could be entitled to claim. If you prefer, you could give our friendly and professional team a call on 0330 122 9972 and let us calculate your rebate for you. We can even take care of the paperwork for you. After all, we are the specialists at getting you your maximum refund!
Our online calculator will be able to give you an idea of how much you might be able to claim as a tax refund with DSR Tax Refunds. It only takes a moment or two and gives you an immediate estimate.
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