Couriers & Delivery Drivers

Best Tax Deductions to Claim for Couriers and Delivery Drivers

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Couriers and Delivery Drivers deliver documents, messages, mail and parcels.

Employment Profile

  • Average weekly pay: $1,150
  • Employment size: 97,020
  • Future growth: Moderate
  • Skill level High School or Certificate I

Typical tax deductions include:

  • Motor vehicle travel to and from work if having shifting work places – working at more than one site each day before returning home.
  • Motor vehicle travel between offices, visiting clients or for training purposes.
  • Computers, tools and equipment – includes GPS, vehicle maintenance tools, etc.
  • Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions.
  • Phone and internet – work %.
  • Medical checkup and drug testing fees.
  • Protective clothing including safety-coloured vests or steel-capped boots.
  • Sun protection costs including sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Courses, seminars and self-education expenses.
  • Home office running expenses.
  • Compulsory work uniform branded with the employers logo.
  • Overnight travel expenses attending different workplaces.

Professional memberships.

Non-deductible expenses:

  • Speeding and parking fines.
  • Truck/van driving course.

Tax Strategies we can assist you with.

  • Self-education expenses
  • Sunglasses, sunscreens and cosmetics
  • Computers, tools, equipment and other assets
  • Protective clothing
  • 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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