Tax Deductions for Bus and Coach Drivers

Best Tax Deductions to Claim for Bus and Coach Drivers

Bus and Coach Drivers drive buses and coaches to transport passengers.

Employment Profile

  • Average weekly pay: $1,323.65
  • Employment size: 41,895
  • Future growth: Stable
  • Skill level: Certificate II or III

Typical tax deductions include:

  • Overnight travel expenses including meals, accomodation, drinks and incidentals – will be deductible if incurred, receipted, and not reimbursed.
  • Motor vehicle travel between workplaces or for training purposes.
  • Phone and internet – work %.
  • Sun protection costs including sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Premiums paid for salary guarantee and loss of licence insurance.
  • Medical examination costs associated with the renewal of work-related business licences.
  • Home office running expenses.
  • Courses, seminars and self-education expenses.
  • Computers, equipment, travel bags, overnight bags, suit packs, suitcases and luggage trolleys.
  • Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions.
  • Compulsory work uniform branded with the employers logo.
  • Overtime meals.

Tax Strategies we can assist you with.

  • Overtime meal expenses
  • Self-education expenses
  • Sunglasses, sunscreens and cosmetics
  • Computers, tools, equipment and other assets
  • Compulsory work uniform
  • Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions
  • Phone and internet
  • Motor vehicle expenses: cents per km method
  • Home office running expenses
  • Overnight travel expenses


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