Tradesmen who use their own vehicles to get to and from work could claim back more than £2,500 in expenses.
This is thanks to Construction Reclaims, specialists in financial claims in the construction industry, who found that every year £180 million in travel expenses goes unclaimed.
If you meet certain criteria, you are allowed to claim travel expenses. However, because so few tradesmen are aware of this piece of legislation, Construction Reclaims set out to help them claim back what they’re due.
If you use your own vehicle to get to work - or you have done at some point in the last four years - and you’re on the company books, then you could well be able to claim back your mileage.
Still, working back through four years worth of mileage sounds like a total headache to most tradesmen, not to mention time-consuming. That’s where Construction Reclaims comes in.
Construction Reclaims are a small, family-run business who want to bring this often ignored piece of legislation to light. They’ll look through the paperwork and see if you have a claim.
So far, they’ve helped tradesmen claim back over £4 million in travel expenses, and their average reclaim is £2,500.
If you think you could be due some money, head over to Construction Reclaims and take their eliagability test.
Have you managed to claim back mileage costs? Tell us about it in the comments
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