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: Friday 27 January 2023
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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.


Completing the form

Simply print off, complete and return the form below to your tax office - details of which can be obtained from your employer. The tax year begins on 6 April on one year and ends on the 5 April the following year.

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.

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

Request details of your BMA subscription payments - email [email protected]. Alternatively, you can visit our Membership area for more details on your subscription. 


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.


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