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Customer: I am a doctor in the UK,I came with my family:husband and 3 kids..
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Customer: I have paid Home office for visa around 20 k..

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Customer: replied 29 days ago.
I have paid Home office loads of money as Visa fees..as Iam on a work visa..and can't without it..
I've just ring HMRC helpline and they said it's not tax deductible..is there any way to sort out this?
Thanks
Customer: replied 29 days ago.
No I haven't..

Thank you for your question.

Procurrng a visa to enable one to work in the country is not a deductible expense in the UK. There is no relief against income tax on this expense, I'm afraid.

The taxman (HMRC) has given you a correct answer.

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