Tax deductions for child carers
Child carers provide care and supervision for children in residential homes and childcare centres.
Average weekly pay: $800
Employment size: 154,800
Future growth: Very Strong
Skill level Certificate II or III
Typical tax deductions include:
- Motor vehicle travel to and from work if having shifting workplaces – working at more than one site each day before returning home.
- Motor vehicle travel between work locations, transporting children, or for training purposes.
- Compulsory work uniform branded with the employer logo.
- 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.
- Agency commissions and agency fees.
- Annual practising certificate fees, memberships or union fees.
- Computers, tools and equipment.
- Handbags, briefcases, and satchels.
- Sun protection costs including sunglasses and sunscreens.
- Upfront fees, joining fees or search fees paid to an agency.
- Child gifts, meals and entertainment.
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Overtime meal expenses
Self education expenses
Sunglasses, sunscreens and cosmetics
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
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