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sandygum
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Can i claim this as my start up cost? I started my business in 2018, but I took the training course in 2017. Can I claim this training course as start up cost for 2018?

 
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AlanT
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Can i claim this as my start up cost? I started my business in 2018, but I took the training course in 2017. Can I claim this training course as start up cost for 2018?

Unfortunately, you cannot.  You must claim the expenses in the year in which you paid them.  The expenses for the training course should have been claimed in 2017, the year you paid the expense.  

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