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  • Clothes and items you wear at work

    Deductions for clothes, glasses, protective gear and other items you wear at work.

    Clothing, laundry and dry-cleaning expenses
    Deductions when you buy, repair or launder occupation-specific or protective clothing, or distinctive uniforms.

    Glasses, contact lenses and protective glasses
    Deductions for safety goggles or sunglasses you use to protect your eyes from the risk of illness or injury while working.

    Watches and smart watches
    With few exceptions, you can't claim a deduction for a watch or smart watch.

    Protective items, equipment and products
    Deductions for items that protect you from the real and likely risk of illness or injury while working.

    Last modified: 26 Apr 2023QC 72153