Tax deductions for couriers and delivery drivers
Couriers and delivery drivers deliver documents, messages, mail and parcels.
Average weekly pay: $1,000
Employment size: 92,400
Future growth: Moderate
Skill level High School or Certificate I
Typical tax deductions include:
- Motor vehicle travel to and from work if having shifting work places – working at more than one site each day before returning home.
- Motor vehicle travel between offices, visiting clients or for training purposes.
- Computers, tools and equipment – includes GPS, vehicle maintenance tools, etc.
- Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions.
- Phone and internet – work %.
- Medical checkup and drug testing fees.
- Protective clothing including safety-coloured vests or steel-capped boots.
- Sun protection costs including sunglasses and sunscreen.
- Courses, seminars and self-education expenses.
- Home office running expenses.
- Compulsory work uniform branded with the employers logo.
- Overnight travel expenses attending different workplaces.
- Speeding and parking fines.
- Truck/van driving course.
Tax Strategies we can assist you with.
Self education expenses
Sunglasses, sunscreens and cosmetics
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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