Tax deductions for ambulance officers and paramedics
Ambulance officers and paramedics provide emergency health care and transport for injured, sick, infirmed and aged persons to medical facilities.
Average weekly pay: $1,700
Employment size: 17,100
Future growth: Very strong
Skill level Associate degree or diploma
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 medical equipment.
- Motor vehicle travel between job sites, to pick up materials, or attend training courses.
- Overnight travel expenses attending medical conferences, seminars, and training courses – includes airfares, accommodation, meals, and incidentals.
- Compulsory work uniforms, non-slip shoes, safety glasses, gloves, aprons and lab coats.
- Overtime meals – if paid a meal allowance under an Industrial Award.
- Phone and internet (work %).
- Home office running expenses.
- Self-education expenses – must be related to the current job.
- Magazines, books and journals related to health and medicine.
- Annual practising certificate fees, nursing association or union fees.
- Computers, fob watches, stethoscope, etc.
- Handbags, briefcases & satchels.
- Ordinary wristwatches.
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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
Home office running expenses
Handbags, briefcases and satchels
Overnight travel expenses
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