Tax deductions for driving instructors
Driving instructors provide instruction on the theory and application of driving motor vehicles.
Average weekly pay: $1,200
Employment size: 6,100
Future growth: Very strong
Skill level Certificate III or IV
Typical tax deductions include:
- Motor vehicle travel to and from work if having shifting places of work – working at more than one site each day before returning home.
- Motor vehicle travel between job sites or attending training courses.
- Motor vehicle expenses if providing the vehicle used for driving lessons -includes depreciation, interest, lease payments, fuel, insurance, repairs, and cleaning costs.
- Computers, tools and equipment – includes GPS, and vehicle maintenance tools.
- Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions.
- Phone and internet – work %.
- Medical checkup and drug testing fees.
- Compulsory work uniform branded with the employers logo.
- Sun protection costs including sunglasses, sunscreen and cosmetics.
- Courses, seminars and self-education expenses.
- Home office occupancy expenses if required by the employer to work from home – includes rent, mortgage interest, rates, insurance and repairs.
- Home office running expenses.
- Overnight travel expenses visiting clients or attending different workplaces.
- Speeding and parking fines.
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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
Overnight travel expenses
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