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I am self employed and charge out my business miles to my clients,

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I am self employed and charge out my business miles to my clients, who pay me the HMRC rate. Do I show this as income and claim my mileage allowance fon my self assessment forms, or what?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  bigduckontax replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I'm Keith and happy to help you with your question.
This is deducted from your income in your accounts. It goes in Box 20 of the SA103F [if you submit a full return], alternatively in Box 12 of the SA103S [if the short version is utilised]. As self employed you have to complete a SA103 in addition to the SA100.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi Keith, does this mean that I enter it as income on the left, then show it as a mileage expenditure on the right?

Expert:  bigduckontax replied 2 years ago.
No, you merely deduct motor mileage in boxes 12/20 as appropriate.
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