The train, bus and taxis are all expenses allowed if you use them for customer visits or for other business trips such as visiting your accountant or bank manager. Car rentals and parking changes can also be used. Although we all have to eat, there are a few circumstances in which you can claim your daily meal as an expense in the UK. If you stay away from home during the night, a proper dinner is allowed. You can also claim your business trip if it is outside of your normal work pattern, for example. B before 7 a.m. Alternatively, you can claim a flat rate of £5 per night, depending on your circumstances and reasons for working. While each proceeding depends on its own facts, this decision of the Finanzgericht, in Truck Base Corporation against Queen, has jurisdiction to assert that the company has its own legitimate interest and that the expenses it will incur incurred in connection with those interests should be deductible from the company, even if the shareholders have a significant personal interest: close the freezing of the succession or establish a shareholders` agreement. as in this case. However, if the expenses really only benefit the owner/manager and the shareholder (in this case, the expenses related to the creation of the family trust), the legal and accounting fees are a shareholder advantage when paid by the company. The Finanzgericht agreed with the taxable person that those reorganization costs were properly deductible from the entity as legitimate business expenses. In court, it was admitted that the $1500 attorney`s fee paid for the establishment of the family trusts was personal and represented the benefits of the shareholders.
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