How to Claim Your Business Miles<br />a less taxing guide to uk mileage rates<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
What is AMAP?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
	AMAP stands for:<br />“Allowed Mileage Allowance Payment”<br />	It is a tax-free payment for drivers who<br />  make busi...
   It applies to business journeys by car, van, motorbike or bicycle.<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
	AMAP is intended to cover the employee’s mileage-related business expenses, including:<br /><ul><li>Fuel;
Servicing;
Tyres;
Car tax;
Insurance;
Depreciation.</li></ul>	AMAP also covers the interest on any loans taken out to buy the vehicle.<br />www.tripcatcher.co.u...
	AMAP is the maximum that can be claimed tax-free.<br />As long as mileage payments do not exceed AMAP limits, these payme...
How do I calculate AMAP?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
For journeys made by car or van, the payments are 40p per mile for the first <br />	10 000 miles and 25p per mile thereaft...
For journeys made by motorbike, the rate is 24p per mile, regardless of mileage.<br />For journeys made by bicycle, the ra...
How is AMAP paid?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
www.tripcatcher.com.uk<br />
How do I claim AMAP?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
The HMRC requires accurate records to be kept of business trips.<br />	These should include:<br /><ul><li>The date of travel;
The reason for the journey;
The miles covered;
The type of transport used.</li></ul>www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
	It doesn’t matter how many cars or vans you drive during the year: they all count as the same vehicle.<br />www.tripcatch...
	Claims for travel by motorbike and bicycle must be<br />kept separate from claims for travel by car or van.<br />www.trip...
Can I claim for passengers?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
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How to Claim Your Business Miles: a no-fuss guide to UK Mileage Rates from the company that brought you Tripcatcher, the free online mileage log.
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    1. 1. How to Claim Your Business Miles<br />a less taxing guide to uk mileage rates<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    2. 2. What is AMAP?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    3. 3. AMAP stands for:<br />“Allowed Mileage Allowance Payment”<br /> It is a tax-free payment for drivers who<br /> make business trips using their own vehicle.<br /> www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    4. 4. It applies to business journeys by car, van, motorbike or bicycle.<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    5. 5. AMAP is intended to cover the employee’s mileage-related business expenses, including:<br /><ul><li>Fuel;
    6. 6. Servicing;
    7. 7. Tyres;
    8. 8. Car tax;
    9. 9. Insurance;
    10. 10. Depreciation.</li></ul> AMAP also covers the interest on any loans taken out to buy the vehicle.<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    11. 11. AMAP is the maximum that can be claimed tax-free.<br />As long as mileage payments do not exceed AMAP limits, these payments are free from income tax and national insurance.<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    12. 12. How do I calculate AMAP?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    13. 13. For journeys made by car or van, the payments are 40p per mile for the first <br /> 10 000 miles and 25p per mile thereafter.<br /> www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    14. 14. For journeys made by motorbike, the rate is 24p per mile, regardless of mileage.<br />For journeys made by bicycle, the rate is 20p per mile, regardless of mileage.<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    15. 15. How is AMAP paid?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    16. 16. www.tripcatcher.com.uk<br />
    17. 17. How do I claim AMAP?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    18. 18. www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    19. 19. The HMRC requires accurate records to be kept of business trips.<br /> These should include:<br /><ul><li>The date of travel;
    20. 20. The reason for the journey;
    21. 21. The miles covered;
    22. 22. The type of transport used.</li></ul>www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    23. 23. It doesn’t matter how many cars or vans you drive during the year: they all count as the same vehicle.<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    24. 24. Claims for travel by motorbike and bicycle must be<br />kept separate from claims for travel by car or van.<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    25. 25. Can I claim for passengers?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    26. 26. www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    27. 27. Do I have to take the most direct route to claim?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    28. 28. For example, on journeys near London it might be quickest to take the M25 around London, rather than passing... ...through it.<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br /> No.<br /> You can use whichever route seems sensible. <br />
    29. 29. Can I claim AMAP for commuting to work?<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    30. 30. No. <br /> The commute to work is not considered a business journey. <br /> To be considered a valid business trip, the journey must be:<br />“From one workplace to another, for the purpose of work.”<br />www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />
    31. 31. Want to find out more?Visit www.tripcatcher.co.uk<br />

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