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Do any freelancers/accountants know whether

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bakedpotato Wed 24-May-06 09:11:24

instead of submitting receipts to the taxman, you can submit a credit card statement instead?
I'm thinking of getting one card for eveything work-related in the hope it will simplify the paperwork
Is this whistling in wind

Oblomov Wed 24-May-06 09:32:49

of course.
but you should still keep the / attach the original receipt from halfords, tesco etc to the statement.

bakedpotato Wed 24-May-06 11:45:33

does taxman really expect to see 99p receipts for new pens?

can i just submit the cc statement, or do you HAVE to send in receipts too?

motherinferior Wed 24-May-06 11:57:47

I think you have to send in receipts as well. I have one card and one account for all work-related stuff including my phone line, but my lovely accountant also makes me fill in a spreadsheet AND keep and file receipts.

Which really isn't overly onerous, honestly. But would recommend the one card and account and indeed phone line. It simplifies stuff marvellously.

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