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Tradesperson – income and work-related deductions

Tradespersons guide to income, allowances and claiming deductions for work-related expenses.

Last updated 20 June 2023

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

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

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

For a summary of common expenses, see Tradesperson (Tradies) (PDF, 415KB)This link will download a file.