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Parking permit for van parked at home

Is this allowable for partner?

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One of two partners has to pay for a parking bay near home in order to park his van at night as he has no driveway.
I would have thought that this is not wholly but is necessarily for the business.
I'm not sure how claimable it is.
What do you think.
 

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By lionofludesch
28th Aug 2020 11:06

Why does it need to be necessary ?

Just wondering.

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By Anonymous.
28th Aug 2020 11:32

Moonbeam wrote:

I'm not sure how claimable it is.

In my view, it's completely not claimable.

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By John Isabel
28th Aug 2020 12:01

Is there any private use of the van?

If yes, then there is an argument that the parking at home is completely attributable to the private use of the van/taking it home and is not therefore wholly and exclusively business related.

If no, then he client appears to be self employed, requiring a business vehicle, and that vehicle needs to be parked somewhere. Assuming they have no yard or other place to leave it, then I would allow the expense.

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By Tax Dragon
28th Aug 2020 15:40

If only tax law agreed with you.

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By Moonbeam
28th Aug 2020 17:49

Thank you all.

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