Tax deductions for aged and disabled carers
Tax Deductions For Aged and disabled careers provide general household assistance, emotional support, care, and companionship for aged and disabled persons in their own homes.
Average weekly pay: $900
Employment size: 163,700
Future growth: Very strong
Skill level Certificate II or III
Typical tax deductions include:
Motor vehicle travel to and from work due to shifting places of work – visiting 5-10 client houses each day.
Motor vehicle travel between work locations, or for training purposes.
Compulsory work uniforms, non-slip nurse’s shoes, stockings, vests and cardigans, safety glasses, gloves, aprons and lab coats.
Overtime meals – if paid a meal allowance under an Industrial Award.
Phone & internet – work %.
Self-education expenses – must be related to the current job.
Magazines, books and journals related to health and medicine. For example, Aged Care Insight, Australasian Journal on Ageing, and Home Care Magazine.
Agency commissions and agency fees.
Annual practising certificate fees, nursing association or union fees.
Fob watches, iPad, laptop, stethoscope, etc.
Handbags, briefcases and satchels.
- Upfront fees, joining fees or search fees paid to an agency.
- Client gifts, meals and entertainment.
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Overtime meal expenses
Self education expenses
Computers, tools, equipment and other assets
Compulsory work uniform
Logbook for motor vehicles
Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions
Phone and internet
Handbags, briefcases and satchels
Overnight travel expenses.
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