What Laundry Allowances can employees of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) claim? 

This is a freeview 'At a glance' guide to Laundry Allowances for the MOD.

HMRC announced in 2014 that the following annual Flat Rate Expense Allowance (FREA) may be claimed for the cost of laundering of uniforms by ratings and other ranks within the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

  • Royal Navy £80
  • Army £100
  • Royal Marines £100
  • Royal Air Force £100

Relief is given under a net pay arrangement operated by the MOD.

Non-MOD employees

Similar allowances are also available for employees in other businesses, see Fixed sum allowances: set classes of employee

External links

Laundry allowance claims from Ratings and Other Ranks in the Ministry of Defence

HMRC EIM50125: Tax treatment of armed Forces: Flat Rate Expenses for laundering of uniforms

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