Renting mileage

PGMPGM Font Of All KnowledgeRegistered Posts: 1,954
For rental properties, is it normal to include mileage to and from the property as an expense?

Surely it must be, but its something I've neve dealt with.. thanks.

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  • MonsoonMonsoon Font Of All Knowledge FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 4,069
    Good question. Logic says it should be allowable, but I don't know offhand. Have a look in the Manual?
  • CaroleCarole Feels At Home Registered Posts: 54
    Mileage

    Landlords CAN claim for travelling expenses to and from the rental property.
  • PGMPGM Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 1,954
    Monsoon wrote: »
    Good question. Logic says it should be allowable, but I don't know offhand. Have a look in the Manual?

    Which manual are you refering to?
  • T.C.T.C. Experienced Mentor Registered, Tutor Posts: 1,448
    As a landlord, you need to travel from property to property to collect rent, visit tenants, maintain properties etc, so all allowable as a business expense.
    I assume we are talking about a professional landlord and not someone who just rents one house out?
  • MonsoonMonsoon Font Of All Knowledge FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 4,069
    Carole wrote: »
    Landlords CAN claim for travelling expenses to and from the rental property.

    Thank you. Have you got a reference?
    T.C. wrote: »
    As a landlord, you need to travel from property to property to collect rent, visit tenants, maintain properties etc, so all allowable as a business expense.
    I assume we are talking about a professional landlord and not someone who just rents one house out?

    If it's a business then I don't think it is in doubt - I assumed the question related to a private individual, in which case, it ought to be allowed, but I dont know offhand.
    PGM wrote: »
    Which manual are you refering to?

    THE manuals!!
    http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/thelibrary/manuals-a-z.htm

    :)
  • PGMPGM Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 1,954
    Monsoon wrote: »

    Thanks Monsson, I should probably bookmark this or something :D


    ps it was a one house landlord, but the principle should the same?! I will read.
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