You can claim miles on your tax return if you closely monitor your units during the year.
You have two options to deduct the costs of your vehicle: the standard rate per mile or the actual cost method.
With the standard rate per mile, you take a deduction of a specific amount for each business mile you drove.
Multiply your commercial mileage by the standard mileage rate for that year for your deduction. In 2019, you can claim 45p per mile for the first 10,000 miles and 5p if you have a business passenger.
How to Claim Business Mileage from HMRC when you’re Self-Employed
You can claim your business mileage regularly or when you complete your self-assessment tax return. You should keep a record of your business trip, so it may mean that it is better to claim business miles on a regular basis so that you do not forget anything that you would be entitled to claim. You must record for each trip:
The cause of the trip (for example, the name of the customer or supplier)
You can use a spreadsheet to track your business mileage.
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