Many businesses - including lawyers and legal practices - assume that their accountants have made claims for tax relief, when they have not. You can now check out your entitlement and pursue a claim at no cost to your business and you only pay 10% of any successful allowances identified.
Unless you have had the premises surveyed and submitted a formal report to HMRC to support any claim, this will not have been recovered on your behalf. If you have not done that, please complete this self assessment.
If you potentially have a claim, the property survey will be conducted at no charge to you. You only pay a success fee if your claim is successful.
All commercial premises contain "embedded" plant and machinery. These include fixtures such as electrical, water, heating, security systems, sanitary systems and many more. The money spent on these "assets" may be written off for tax purposes.
Whilst most everyday purchases (such as computers, carpets, desks etc.) would usually have been claimed for, these more complex and significant items are often overlooked by Accountants because they don't have the information or the knowledge to deal with them,