Income tax: is the cost of heavy duty clothing such as jeans, drill trousers and drill shirts claimed to be protective clothing deductible as a work expense?
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FOI status:may be releasedFOI number: I 1213286
Notice of Withdrawal
Taxation Determination TD 92/157 dealt with the question of whether expenditure on heavy duty clothing such as jeans, drill trousers and drill shirts claimed to be protective clothing is deductible as a work expense.
Taxation Determination TD 92/157 has been incorporated into Draft Taxation Ruling TR 2003/D4, which issued today. TR 2003/D4 consolidates into the one taxation ruling the various taxation rulings and determinations previously issued in relation to the deductibility of items used for protection against illness or injury in the course of earning assessable income.
Commissioner of Taxation
11 June 2003
Previously Draft TD 92/D98
work related expenses
86 ATC 1182