Can we claim for marketing, entertainment and subscription costs?
10 Jan, 2018
The self-employed are often concerned if an expense is allowable or not for tax purposes. In this article, we will briefly look at the rules for claiming marketing, entertainment and subscription costs.
Most marketing expenses are treated as allowable business expenses. This includes advertising in newspapers or directories, bulk mail advertising (mail shots), providing free samples and website costs.
The cost of entertaining clients, suppliers and customers or event hospitality in relation to the business is not treated as an allowable business expense.