Tax deductions for midwives
Midwives are health care professionals who provide care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour, childbirth, and the postpartum period (first six weeks after birth).
Average weekly pay: $ 1,377
Employment size: 17,100
Future growth: Strong
Skill level Bachelor Degree or Higher
Typical tax deductions include:
- Motor vehicle travel to and from home if employed by agencies with shifting places of work or required to transport bulky work-related medical equipment.
- Motor vehicle travel between hospitals, clinics, and visiting patients.
- Phone and internet – work %.
- Overnight travel expenses attending medical conferences, seminars, and training courses – includes airfares, accommodation, meals, and incidentals.
- Compulsory work uniform branded with the employers logo – includes non-slip nurse’s shoes, stockings, vests and cardigans.
- Overtime meals -if paid a meal allowance under an Industrial Award.
- Self-education expenses – must be related to current job.
- Magazines, books and journals related to health and medicine.
- Agency commissions and agency fees.
- Union fees, licences, registrations and subscriptions – includes annual practising certificate fees.
- Computers, tools and equipment – includes fob watches, briefcases, handbags, iPad, laptop, and stethoscope.
- Home office running expenses.
- Upfront fees, joining fees or search fees paid to a nursing agency.
- Ordinary wristwatches.
Tax Strategies we can assist you with.
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
Overnight travel expenses
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