Payment for travel outwith normal hours: what location will we pay you from?
If you offer a 24 hour helpline service to your clients’, this means you will often be carrying out work outwith normal working hours. As per normal commercial practice we will pay you for the cost of travel from either your office or your home address, whichever is the shorter distance.
When does travel become chargeable under A&A? Information you must be satisfied on
Find out the information you need to be satisfied about before you will be paid to travel to meet a client.
A&A and general rules for travel-related charges
Find out more about the general rules for travel in the context of civil A&A accounts, including on methods of travel.
A&A charges for consecutive days’ travel: is it cost effective?
Find out when we will pay for travel to the same location on consecutive days.
A&A travel costs: steps you should take to ensure costs will meet the statutory tests
Read about the steps you can take to ensure costs for A&A travel meet the statutory tests
Advice and Assistance accounts and travel: flat mileage rate payable and parking charges
Learn useful information about the milage allowance, VAT and parking charges for your A&A account.
Payment for travel and the appropriate apportionment of cost between clients: general policy
Find out about how travel costs should be apportioned where you have multiple clients, including various examples.
Travel costs for one destination: attending on multiple clients and when to round up time spent
Find out about charging for travel costs where you have visited multiple clients at one destination.
Travel costs where multiple destinations: how to appropriately allocate costs where equal apportionment is not possible
Read about how to allocate costs where equal apportionment cannot be done, including a worked example.
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