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Teachers and education professionals – income and work-related deductions

Teachers and education professionals guide to income, allowances and claiming deductions for work-related expenses.

Last updated 2 June 2024

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Income and allowance amounts you need to include in your tax return and amounts you don’t include.

Deductions you can and can't claim for expenses you incur to earn your income.

Records you need to keep as evidence of your expenses and exceptions to keeping some records.