Certified Practicing Accountant
Regi. Tax agent & Regi. ASIC Agent
jason@taxcodeaccounting.com.au
 
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Occupation Specific Deductions

Following list is just a guide, is not an exhaustive list and each tax payer need to discuss with our accountant about applicability in their particular situation. The list below is only for the few of the occupations in alphabatical order. If your occupation is not in the list below, please call us, we can help you to find out what you may claim.

 

 Architects / Engineers

  • Professional Library
  • Registration renewals
  • Indemnity insurance
  • Professional associations
  • Professional journals
  • Equipment
  • Breifcases / mobile phones
  • Stationery / Computer consumables
  • Income protection Insurance

 Nurses

  • Registration fees
  • Uniform, laundry, shoes
  • Conferences & Seminars
  • Association & Union fees
  • Stationery
  • Fob watch, Stethoscope, scissors, clamps etc.
  • Mobile
  • Self-education expenses
  • Professional journals & reference books

 Cleaners / Factory Workers

  • Breathing masks
  • Goggles
  • Safety glasses
  •  Tools / equipment
  • Protective gloves
  • Technical publications

 Police Officers

  • Uniform & Laundry
  • Informant fees
  • Training courses & self-education
  • Tape recorder / tapes / batteries
  • Mobile & Telephone
  • Pistol club (only Australian) membership
  • Fitness expenses
  • Scuba watches
  • Gun cleaning materials

 Computer Personal

  • Professional library
  • Telephone / mobile
  • Home office
  • Computer hardware / software
  • Professional journals
  • Repairs to computer equipments

 Real Estate Industry

  • Licence renewals
  • Stationery & Business cards
  • Advertisement & Promotions
  • Hammer
  • Motor vehicle expenses
  • Mobile & Telephone expenses
  • Referral expenses

 Doctors

  • Professional library / journals
  • Registration renewal
  • Indemnity insurance
  • Professional association  membership fee
  • Equipment
  • Briefcase
  • Stationery / Consumables
  • Income protection insurance
  • Telephone / Mobile phones / Beepers
  • Seminars

 Shop Assistants or Store Persons

  • Stationery
  • Laundry of work specific uniform

 Hairdressers

  • Compulsory uniform
  • Equipment
  • Travel for competition, seminars, trade nights
  • Cost of seminar & conferences
  • Magazines / Journals

 Teachers

  • Annual teacher registration
  • Reference books & journals
  • Professional library
  • Computer & Consumables
  • Teacher aids
  • Stationery
  • Teacher's tools & equipments
  • Excursions - educational & sporting trips & Camps
  • Self-education
  • Association and Union fees
  • Travel
  • Home office

 Hospitality Industry (Waitress / Waiters)

  • Work specific uniform
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Cook books & Magazines
  • Waiter's friends
  • Stationery

 Trade Persons

  • Tools
  • Protective work uniform
  • Insurance
  • Motor vehicle
  • Mobile & Telephone
  • Apprenticeship courses

 Lawyers

  • Professional library
  • Registration renewal
  • Indemnity insurance
  • Professional association membership
  • Books & Journals
  • Wigs
  • Briefcase
  • Mobile phones & internet
  • Stationery & Consumables
  • Income protection insurance

 Truck Drivers

  • CB Radio
  • Fridge
  • Sleeping bags
  • Tools
  • Premium paid over standard licence
  • Truck maintenance
  • Log books
  • Maps & Navigation devices
  • Meals & accomodation if overnight
  • Working dogs - for carrying livestock
  • Sun glasses
  • No fines allowed