If you’re not sure what a business expense is or how cash basis works, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)  live webinars can help. Their online guide, videos and Small Business Forum are also available to help you when needed.


HMRC is offering a range of online support and guidance to choose from. You’ll find the help you need in their live and catch-up webinars:

Business expenses for the self-employed: Find out what expenses are allowable including travel, overnight expenses, premises costs and using your home. Discover how simplified expenses can save you time.

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 2‌5 A‌pr‌il – 9.30a‌m to 10.30a‌m         Book now

Cash basis for the self-employed: This webinar explains the cash basis scheme and how it can make tax simpler, for sole traders and business partnerships.

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 2‌5 A‌pr‌il – 3.30p‌m to 4.15p‌m          Book now

The live webinars are interactive so you can ask questions using the on-screen text box.

If you haven’t joined a webinar (online presentation) before, this guide will tell you what you need to do.

Catch up with a series of short recorded webinars on business expenses.

Part 1 – What are allowable business expenses?

Part 2 – Common business expenses

Part 3 – Simplified expenses

Part 4 – Taxable profit

For more guidance try HMRC’ s  online learning guide, ‘Self-employed business expenses’ or this short video, ‘Expenses if you’re self-employed’ on HMRC’s YouTube channel.

Small Business Online Forum

Got a question about business expenses? Why not have your questions answered, by trained advisors on a special live Q&A session today:

Thursday 19 April – between 11am and 3pm         Join here


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