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Over the last year many of us have been forced to , work from home however not many of us realise that, according to gov.uk, you could be able to claim tax relief for additional household costs if you have to work at home on a regular basis, either for all or part of the week. This includes if you have to work from home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
You cannot claim tax relief, however, if you choose to work from home.
You may be able to claim tax relief for:
You cannot claim for the whole bill, just the part that relates to your work.
You can either claim tax relief on:
You’ll get tax relief based on the rate at which you pay tax. For example, if you pay the 20% basic rate of tax and claim tax relief on £6 a week you would get £1.20 per week in tax relief (20% of £6).
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