Business Forum For Sale - Sealed Bids Accepted

By using Apprenticeforums services you agree to our Cookies Use and Data Transfer outside the EU.
We and our partners operate globally and use cookies, including for analytics, personalisation, ads and Newsletters.

  • Join our UK Small business Forum

    Helping business owners with every day advice, tips and discussions with likeminded business owners. Become apart of a community surrounded by level headed business folk from around the UK

    Join us!

Sole trader - working out actual expenses



New Member
Hello all,

I recently started a business from home. I am registered as a sole trader. I work less than 25 hours a week, so I understand I will need to use actual expenses, rather than simplified expenses.

I am currently working out the area of my home I can claim expenses on. My question is do I count the kitchen and bathroom in these calculations? I read somewhere that for these purposes they don’t count towards the total area. If anyone could confirm either way I’d be very grateful.