Tax deductions for agricultural and forestry scientists
Tax Deductions for Agricultural and forestry scientists advise on farming, develop techniques for increasing productivity, and develop plans and policies for the management of forest areas.
Average weekly pay: $1,473
Employment size: 14,100
Future growth: Stable
Skill level Bachelor degree or higher
Typical tax deductions include:
Motor vehicle travel to and from work if having either shifting workplaces (working at more than one site each day before returning home), or transporting bulky equipment.
Motor vehicle travel between job sites, to pick up materials, or attend training courses.
Phone & internet – work %.
Dogs, when used for work purposes. The purchase cost of the dog and training fees are not deductible as they are capital costs. In contrast, vet bills and pet food bills may qualify as a tax deduction.
Protective clothing including safety-coloured vests, steel-capped boots, gloves, and overalls. Work clothing branded with the employer’s logo.
Sun protection costs including sunglasses and sunscreens.
Union fees, licences, registrations & subscriptions.
Courses, seminars and self-education expenses.
Computers, tools and equipment.
Home office running expenses.
Overnight travel expenses visiting clients or attending different workplaces.
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Self education expenses
Sunglasses, sunscreens and cosmetics
Computers, tools, equipment and other assets
Logbook for motor vehicles
Tax deductible dogs
Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions
Phone and internet
Home office running expenses
Overnight travel expenses
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