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SDB Accountancy Services providing financial services throughout the North East of England.
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Self Employed Artists - claiming business expenses.

Tuesday, 7 November 2017
The list below is comprehensive list of the most common expenses you can claim as a self-employed artist: -

  • Artist’s materials.
  • Studio rent.
  • Consumable equipment eg brushes etc.
  • Insurance.
  • Courses attended to update knowledge.
  • Repairs and replacement of equipment.
  • Computer for work lap top or desk top.
  • Printer for computer.
  • Computer consumables eg ink etc.
  • Laundry & cleaning.
  • Artists professional magazines and artist books.
  • Telephone landline business use only.
  • Mobile phone business use only.
  • Internet for use in the business.
  • Advertising.
  • Postage & stationery.
  • Use of home as office/studio. (see below).
  • Wages of employees.
  • Fares & travelling expenses.
  • Accountancy fees.
  • Bank interest and bank charges on business bank account.
  • Fares and travelling.
  • Vehicle running costs.
  • Sundry items.
Use of home

If you work from home, you will be able to put through a portion of the running costs of your home. It could include household bills such as gas, electricity, telephone, broadband, rent, council tax, mortgage interest, insurance etc.

Please get in touch if you would like any advice.

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