Research costs for writers/artists/designers

11/01/2018 08:13:01
A collection and book are inspired by nautical instruments, so research costs are incurred when researching how nautical instruments work, their history and cultures, the people renowned for using them - all so that they can be realistically and authentically written about and re-created visually. They are all incurred wholly, necessarily and exclusively for the business.

Which of these research costs are allowable?

Can I claim museum membership and admittance (where relevant for the book/design eg National Maritime Museum)?
Can I claim travelling expenses to the museum?
Can I claim costs of acquiring props/equipment to study and books/manuals about them?

Research costs for writers/artists/designers

11/01/2018 16:25:05

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