26 February, 2021

Our guide to HMRC’s rules on mileage reimbursement

UPDATED FEB 26, 2021

Welcome to our guide on mileage schemes & reimbursement in the United Kingdom. In this guide, 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.

This 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
  • What a car allowance is

You’ll also find helpful information on topics such as:

  • How to record your mileage
  • How much you can receive from your employer and from HMRC in mileage allowance
  • 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!


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.