Tax deductions for graphic and web designers
Graphic and web designers design information for publication, display, visual and audio communication using print, film, electronic, digital, audio and visual media.
Average weekly pay: $1,150
Employment size: 53,600
Future growth: Very Strong
Skill level Bachelor Degree or Higher
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 equipment.
- Motor vehicle travel between offices, visiting clients or for training purposes.
- Phone and internet – work %.
- Home office occupancy expenses if required by the employer to work from home – includes rent, mortgage interest, rates, insurance, etc.
- Computers, tools, and equipment – includes cameras, video recorders, and laptops.
- Handbags, briefcases and satchels.
- Overnight travel expenses visiting clients or different workplaces – includes airfares, meals and accommodation.
- Home office running expenses.
- Compulsory work uniform branded with the employers logo.
- Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions.
- Work-related training courses – includes first aid, OH&S, bookkeeping, sales techniques, customer service, merchandising, computer skills or management.
- Self-education expenses – course fees, books, stationery, equipment and travel.
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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
Handbags, briefcases and satchels
Overnight travel expenses
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