A-Z index

Work related expenses deductions

Clothing, laundry and dry-cleaning expenses
Costs you can claim when you buy, repair or launder occupation-specific, protective clothing and distinctive uniforms.
Income and deductions
Income tax is paid on money you receive, such as salary and wages, Centrelink payments, and investments. The amount of tax you pay depends on how much income you receive. You may be able to reduce the amount of tax you pay by claiming certain expenses you incurred in earning your income
Other deductions
Check if you can claim other expenses for managing your tax affairs, but don’t relate to your work as an Other deduction.
Other work-related deductions
You may be able to claim a deduction for other work-related expenses you incur that directly relate to earning your income.
Self-education expenses
You can claim a deduction for self-education and study expenses if the education relates to your employment activities.
Tools, equipment and other assets
You can claim a deduction for the cost of tools, equipment and other assets you use to help earn your employment income.
Transport and travel expenses
You can claim transport and travel expenses you incur when you travel in the course of performing your work duties.
Work related car expenses
This calculator helps you to calculate the deduction you can claim for work-related car expenses on your tax return.
Working from home expenses
Employees working from home may be able to claim a deduction for the expenses you incur relating to your work.