Can I claim tax relief on my UCU fees?

Teachers, Tutors, and Lecturers paying professional fees into the University and College Union can usually claim tax relief on those fees. HMRC have agreed that tax relief can be claimed on 67% of the annual membership fee.

How far back can I claim?

If you have not claimed before for your UCU fees you can make a UCU tax rebate claim for the last four tax years.

What else should I know?

When your claim has completed and you have received your tax rebate for the last four years your tax code will usually be increased, as the allowance will be put into your code for your UCU fees. This will result in you paying less tax in future years in your profession, unless your circumstances change.

Can I claim for anything else?

When making a UCU tax rebate claim many education professionals can also claim a tax rebate for other professional fees, and for purchasing and laundering specialist clothing. In addition tax relief can be claimed for using their own car for business travel, and using your own home for work purposes.

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Received a £342 NUT Tax Refund

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