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Business mileage payments for bikes

28th April 2023
You have employees who make local deliveries using bikes rather than cars where feasible. Can you still make payments for the business mileage tax free? Naomi Swan CA, based in our Hawick office, discusses below. The tax position will depend on whether the couriers are employees or self-employed. Of course, with HMRC’s increased enforcement action...

Q&A – Can I claim a mileage allowance while using a courtesy car?

2nd March 2020
Q. I’m a director and co-owner of a company. I use my own car for business journeys for which the company pays me a mileage allowance at HMRC’s official rates. Last month my car was off the road for over three weeks for repair and the insurance company provided me with a courtesy car. Apart...