Tax Return Deductions: What can I claim if I am a tradie, plumber, mechanic, roof tiler, concreter, painter, carpenter, handy man, bricklayer, and arborist?

To claim a deduction for any work-related expenses a few rules have to be followed: The expense you want to claim must been have spent by yourself. Your employer did not reimburse the expenses to you. There must be a direct link/relation between the expense and your work (or earning your income) There must be […]

Tax Return Deductions: What can I claim if I am a hospitality worker, waiter, waitress, restaurant assistant, restaurant manager, chef, cook , head chef?

To claim a deduction for any work-related expenses a few rules have to be followed: The expense you want to claim must been have spent by yourself. Your employer did not reimburse the expenses to you. There must be a direct link/relation between the expense and your work (or earning your income) There must be […]

Superannuation: Can we claim deductions for personal super contributions?

Some taxpayers wish to contribute personal superannuation in their Industry superfund or self managed superfund accounts. At the time of filing their tax return they are in dilemma weather the deduction can be claimed or not. The short answer is Yes. But there is some eligibility criteria and procedure. Who can claim deductions for personal […]