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As a HGV driver you understand the importance of planning and logistics, and when it comes to doing your taxes, that knowledge will definitely come in handy. Your days are often long and tiring, with time spent on planning, loading and unloading, taking inventory and more, so finding the time and energy to keep on top of your finances can be a daunting thought.
Further to this, if you’re just starting out as a HGV driver, weighing up the pros and cons of working under an umbrella company or setting up as a limited company can be a minefield to navigate. At Dead Simple Accounting, we understand the challenges and unique requirements HGV Drivers face when it comes to their accounting.
Why Use Dead Simple Accounting?
We currently work with lots of fresh and seasoned HGV drivers, who trust us to sort the boring stuff so they can focus on what’s important: their driving. At Dead Simple Accounting we’re true to our name, and can guide you through the entire process, ensuring you’re claiming back anything that you’re rightfully owed.
It’s likely that your glove box is filled with receipts of potential expenses, and if you don’t work for a company or umbrella company that sorts this for you, you could be missing out on a considerable amount.
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At Dead Simple Accounting we charge just £275 including VAT for self-assessment tax returns, and can take you through the entire process.
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What Expenses can HGV Drivers Claim?
Our team of qualified accountants can guide you through all the different expenses that you can include on the tax return, so that you can save tax. We’ve listed below some of the most common expenses associated with HGV drivers:
- LGV Licence
- The cost of a passport photo for your LGV licence
- Bills associated with the LGV licence e.g. medical
- Uniform Tax Relief
- Specialist Clothing
- For example suitable work boots, gloves etc.
- If you have to maintain your vehicle and purchase any tools to do so
- Meal Allowance
- You often have to work away from home and may be entitled to claim back the cost of a meal
- Digital Tachograph Drivers’ Card costs
- Certificate of professional competence
It’s vital that you keep on top of your paperwork by keeping a hold of receipts and invoices and snapping pictures of them as a backup.
Need Further Help?
If you have further questions or require assistance concerning accountancy for HGV drivers, be sure to get in touch with us as soon as you can!
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