Can I claim my glasses as expenses ? Can I claim my glasses as expenses ?
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    Default Can I claim my glasses as expenses ?

    I don't use accountant. I wonder if I can claim my glasses as the expenses of work tool like a computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by topgun View Post
    I don't use accountant. I wonder if I can claim my glasses as the expenses of work tool like a computer.
    So you're blind as well as stupid. Bad luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by topgun View Post
    I don't use accountant. I wonder if I can claim my glasses as the expenses of work tool like a computer.
    Glasses? Maybe. Contents? No.

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    No I don't think so. Comes under the same rules as clothes... i.e. :

    Yes you need clothes to work, but you also need clothes at other times too so they're not exclusively for work purposes so not a valid expense.

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    Default eye test

    You can claim for the cost of the eye test but not the glasses.

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    you can if they are safety glasses, or welding glasses or diving glasses - if they are just for reading the Daily Star - no.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrRobin View Post
    No I don't think so. Comes under the same rules as clothes... i.e. :

    Yes you need clothes to work, but you also need clothes at other times too so they're not exclusively for work purposes so not a valid expense.
    what if your a naturist then you would only buy cloths for work ?
    Thats the way the cookie crumbles

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    Just noticed the guy's name 'topgun' - presumably they're cheesy mirrored ones for small egotistical people into alternative religions (nb. didnt dare say anything else against said religion or they'd have me )

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    Good idea I need a new Channel glasses - will check with my accountant re claiming back, btw I claim for a clothes allowance every year, didn't hear any objection from the HMRC, can do it as long as you are not taking the pi$$

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