Can a qualified professional claim for the cost of a part time university course to extend knowledge

I have a client who is a qualified practising physiotherapist. She has decided to study for a masters degree, this will make her services more attractive to prospective clients. She is qualified to do all work expected of a physiotherapist, having the masters degree will not increase her range of skills but some clients prefer to use a physiotherapist qualified at masters degree level. Can the cost of the degree be claimed as an allowable expense

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Is she self-employed?

taxhound |
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Whilst I have no doubt that

Time for change |
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I would say

taxhound |
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Degrees

thomas34 |

Grey area

mr. mischief |
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If Self Employed - No

Helen Crowley |

I'm still with Mr Mischief on this

Time for change |
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HMRC Manuals

thomas34 |

Same arguments as another recent query

Steve Kesby |
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The problem is not really

sijolees |

I rest my case!

mr. mischief |
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It can't be capital

Steve Kesby |
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Amusing

andy.partridge |
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Infinite shades of grey

SteveOH |
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