Expenses prior registering as self-employed?

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Kristi asked 1 month ago

Hi there! I am starting my own Virtual Assistant business, but for that, I will need a website and possibly some extra computer equipment. I have not registered as a self-employed yet, as it seems you only need to do that once you are ready to submit your taxes… But I have not started my business yet. So next year when I start filing my taxes, can I include my expenses from now, March 2021, although my business does not exist with HMRC? The whole process is very confusing and I don\’t seem to find an answer anywhere… I hope the above makes sense 🙂 Thank you!

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