Australian Defence Force members 2013-14




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This guide, Australian Defence Force members 2013-14, is a simple summary of Taxation Ruling TR 95/17 – Income tax: employee work-related deductions of employees of the Australian Defence ForceExternal Link. This Taxation Ruling provides information on tax deductions specifically for members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

This guide will help you work out what deductions you can claim. It:

  • looks at the common expenses you might incur as an ADF member
  • explains the claims you can and cannot make
  • includes information about some changes to the tax laws that have occurred since the ruling was issued, for example, capital allowances.

Use this guide with Individual tax return instructions to get your deduction claims right.

Remember, when you sign your tax return, you are declaring that:

  • everything you have told us is true, and
  • you have or can get the written evidence you need to prove your claims.

You are responsible for this proof even when you use a registered tax agent.

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