Boost your Tax Refund with these tax deductions!
Uniforms & Laundry
You can claim the cost of purchasing, washing and mending Uniforms that have your employer’s logo permanently attached.
You cannot claim a deduction for ordinary clothing. E.g. plain jeans and shirts.
You can claim the cost of sun protection if you’re working out in the sun for long periods of time e.g. hats, sunglasses and sunscreen.
You can claim travel if your travelling from one job to another, or if you need to travel from your regular workplace to run some errands.
Home to work travel cannot be claimed unless you are carrying heavy or bulky equipment that can’t be left in a safe place at your work.
Keep a diary tracking your kilometres. If you think you will go over 5,000kms keep a 12-week consecutive logbook and all receipts for any car expenses e.g. Rego & Insurance, Repairs, Fuel etc.
Tools & Equipment
If you have had to purchase tools or equipment for work and the expense is under $300, you can claim it outright. If it’s over $300, you’ll need to spread the expense over a few years.
Other Work-Related Expenses
You may also be able to claim the following expenses:
Need logbooks? All of our logbooks come with instructions and the calculations required to work out your work use percentage! You can find these inside your tax return.
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