5 surprising expenses you can claim for in your tax return

The clock's ticking for UK freelancers; you have until 31 January to complete your 2014/15 tax return and pay HMRC what you owe. Of course you probably got it out of the way months ago, but you could have been putting it off until the last minute or been up to your neck in the latest logo design project and your tax return got put to one side.

So if you're trying to pull anything together in a panic, it can all seem rather daunting, especially when it comes to expenses.

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