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Are marketing expenses tax deductable?

Are marketing expenses tax deductable?

As a business owner you can claim allowable business expenses for:

advertising in magazines, newspapers etc.

direct mail/leaflets

bus advertising

facebook ads

google ads

radio ads


vehicle signage

website costs

trade journals

professional organisations eg. FSB

You cannot claim for:



gym memberships

payments to political parties

donations to charity, but you may be able to pay for sponsorships

There may be variations depending if you are a sole trader or limited company.

Always check with your accountant.

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