Tax deductions for laundry workers
Laundry workers sort, clean, fold, iron and package linen, clothing and other items in laundries and dry cleaning establishments.
Average weekly pay: $795
Employment size: 19,900
Future growth: Stable
Skill level High School or Certificate I
Typical tax deductions include:
- Motor vehicle travel between two jobs, picking up supplies, and attending meetings.
- Phone and internet – work %.
- Protective clothing including safety-coloured vests, steel-capped boots, gloves, overalls, aprons, and safety glasses.
- Compulsory work uniform branded with the employers logo.
- Courses, seminars and self-education expenses.
- Computers, tools and equipment.
- Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions – includes levies to protect the interest of members and their jobs.
- Overtime meal expenses – if paid an overtime meal allowance under an industrial award or law.
- Technical or professional magazines related to the cleaning job, e.g. Inclean magazine.
- Home office running expenses.
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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
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