Last updated April 2022

When you work in construction, a typical year can put a lot of miles under your wheels and take a lot of cash out of your pocket. From groundworkers and scaffolders to joiners and electricians, the everyday expenses you run up doing your job can leave a serious dent in your wallet. Far too many workers in the building trade are missing out on the tax refunds HMRC owes them for work-related costs and mileage expenses, and there’s no good reason for it. Here’s a quick guide to construction travel tax refunds, and how to make the most of them.