The following information is provided as a convenience and has been sourced from the Australian Tax Office website. Any links below will open in a new window on the ATO website.

Other work-related deductions

You may be able to claim a deduction for other work-related expenses you incur that directly relate to earning your income.

If you spend money as part of or to earn your employment income, you can generally claim a deduction for the expense. Depending on the deduction, you can claim an immediate deduction or claim it over several years.

To claim a deduction for a work-related expense:

  • you must have spent the money and your employer did not reimburse you
  • the expense must directly relate to earning your income
  • you must have a record to prove it (usually a receipt).

Expenses that relate to you earning an income can include:

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