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Claiming back for your own child?
juliaemma · 15/02/2006 18:12
I was in a group of childminders the other day and there was a bit of a debat about claiming back on your tax return, for taking your own child out, with the minded children. Some said they didnt claim back the expence of their own child, while others said they did, as there child is hving to come to and maybe an expence you wouldnt normally have. What do you lot do???
Booh · 16/02/2006 12:22
YES you can! If you are making a specific trip with mindees and you take along your own child then you can claim back their entrance fee / food etc. But NOT if you would be taking your own child anyway! Feck knows how the IR know I claim for everything!
Trust me this is my 'second' job!
Booh · 16/02/2006 13:34
I am a compensation and benefits analyst - money/tax/NI/insurence/pension etc etc! I help companies or indviduals organise how to pay less tax/NI - what health plan to use etc etc!
Have found in my experence that if you do not take the 'piss' with the IR re expenses then they don't really care! There not bothered by the odd £5 here and there! They have more important people to worry about!
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