Claim tax on your BMA subscription

As a BMA member you may be eligible to claim tax back from your BMA subscription.

Location: UK
Audience: All doctors
Updated: Tuesday 30 January 2024
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Your BMA membership fee paid as an annual subscription to a professional body, may be allowable as a deduction from earnings from an employment, under section 344 of the Income Tax (earnings and pensions) Law 2003.


Conditions of claim

Please note, you may not be able to claim relief on all of your BMA annual subscription.

Your claim may also depend on your personal circumstances. Details can be completed on your Tax self-assessment form

If you are a non-UK tax payer you are not eligible to claim tax relief.


Other subscriptions and fees

You may be able to claim relief on other subscriptions and fees to other professional bodies.

Please refer to HMRC guidance for a list of eligible organisations and where necessary contact the relevant organisations for subscription details.

Details of your tax receipt can by found in the MyAccount area on the BMA website

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