Tax deductions for beauty therapists
Beauty therapists provide skin analyses, facial therapies, skin-care treatments and body treatments (massage) to clients.
Average weekly pay: $650
Employment size: 36,400
Future growth: Very strong
Skill level Certificate II or III
Typical tax deductions include:
- Motor vehicle travel to and from work if having either shifting places of work; or transporting bulky equipment.
- Motor vehicle travel between work locations, or for training purposes.
- Phone and internet – work %.
- Computers, mobile phones, calculators, electronic organisers, professional library, beauty therapist equipment, etc.
- Overnight travel expenses attending conferences, seminars, training courses, and industry promotions – includes airfares, accommodation, meals, and incidentals.
- Compulsory work uniform branded with the employers logo.
- Self-education courses. For example, Diploma of Beauty Therapy or Cert III in Nail Technology.
- Union fees, membership and professional association renewal fees.
- Overtime meals -if paid a meal allowance under an industrial award.
- Magazines and books related to beauty treatments, sales, customer service, and management.
- Home office running expenses.
- Grooming including hairdressing, cosmetics, hair and skin care products.
- Membership joining fees.
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Self education expenses
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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