Factory Workers

Best Tax Deductions to Claim for Factory Workers

Factory workers are people employed in factories.

Employment Profile

  • Average weekly pay: $1,180.05
  • Employment size: 32,445
  • Future growth: Very Strong
  • Skill level: High School or Certificate I

Typical tax deductions include:

  • Motor vehicle travel attending training courses, picking up supplies and driving between job sites.
    Phone and internet – work %.
  • Computers, tools and equipment.
  • Sunglasses, sunscreens and cosmetics.
  • Thermal underwear – if required to work in an extreme environment such as chillers or freezers.
  • Protective clothing including safety helmets, safety glasses, high visibility vests, and winter outdoor jackets.
  • Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions – includes cost of renewing machinery operating licences and tickets.
  • Overtime meals – if paid a meal allowance under an industrial award.
  • Home office running expenses.
  • Compulsory work uniform branded with the employers logo.
  • Self-education expenses.

Professional memberships.

Non-deductible expenses:

  • iPods and digital media services – even if used to listen to music at work.
  • Normal drivers licence.

Tax Strategies we can assist you with.

  • Overtime meal expenses
  • 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


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