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If you are a member of the Stage Management Association then you qualify for a 25% discount on your personal tax return every year.
Expenses for Set Designers
SET DESIGNERS HAVE A NUMBER OF TAX DEDUCTIONS THAT ARE UNIQUE TO ANY OTHER INDUSTRY.
Below we have put together a list of some of the expense you are entitled to as a Set Designer.
USE OF HOME AS AN OFFICE
Use of home as an office is an expense that all too often missed out by Set Designers. If you use your home to update your website, work with contractors or any other work-related uses you are entitled to claim this expense.
You are able to claim a percentage of your household bills for your use of home as an office.
Getting your name seen and heard is a major part of being a successful set designer. Anyways you promote yourself in an effort to get ahead in your career is claimable. Whether you pay to be mentioned in an article or directory, run an ad campaign or any other forms of promotion- it's claimable.
THEATRE TAX RELIEF
In September 2014 as part of an amendment to the Finance Act 2014, the Chancellor George Osborne announced a new tax relief for UK Theatre companies. Introduced as an addition to the already existent creative tax reliefs for film, animation, video games, and high-end television industries, Theatre Tax Relief was created to provide support and promote investment into the UK theatre industry.
Over a year since it was first introduced HMRC have just published a comprehensive guide providing a full breakdown of the rules governing Theatre Tax Relief (TTR) but just who can claim and how does it work? We provide a high level summary below:
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Theatre Tax Relief is open to all companies involved in the running of a ‘theatrical production’ which the government defines as ‘a dramatic production or a ballet that is not specifically excluded by the legislation from being regarded as a theatrical production’. In simplistic terms this includes the following:
- Dance productions