Our guide to HMRC’s rules on mileage reimbursement


Welcome to our guide to mileage schemes & reimbursement in the United Kingdom. Here, you'll find a collection of articles to help you understand Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) business mileage rules. We love to help employees and self-employed individuals create tax-compliant documentation and maximise their savings, mileage allowances, and tax deductions.

The series of articles will walk you through:

  • Mileage allowance in the UK
  • Mileage allowance for self-employed
  • Mileage allowance relief
  • Current mileage rates
  • How to claim mileage
  • Car allowances

You’ll also find helpful information on topics including:

  • How to record your miles
  • How much you can receive from your employer and from HMRC
  • What other travel reimbursements you can receive
  • How long you need to keep your mileage records
  • and many more.

If you are an employee we recommend you start with mileage allowance in the UK. If you are self-employed - start with mileage allowance for self-employed. You can browse through all the other articles on the menu to the right. We hope this guide will help you feel more confident in your knowledge of business mileage rules!

If you'd like more information on a certain area, please feel free to reach out and tell us what we missed.


This material has been prepared for general informational purposes only and is correct at the time of publishing. It should not be taken as professional advice from Driversnote. We recommend seeking independent legal, taxation, or financial advice from a professional to check how this information relates to your own circumstances.