Tax Tips – Teacher

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Checkout the summary of common deductions and top tax tips to maximise your tax back for teachers and education professionals.

πŸ™‚ You can claim deductions for the work related portion of excursions and camp costs, as well as first aid courses and protective gear (e.g sunglasses, sunhats)

πŸ™ You cant claim the cost of gifts you buy for your students or any time you pay for their personal expenses (e.g. their lunch, excursion fees or school books).

πŸ™‚ You can claim self education expenses if the course relates directly to your current job.

πŸ™ You cant claim a deduction if your study is only related in a general way to your job, or is designed to help you get a new one.

πŸ™‚ You can claim a deduction when you drive between alternative workplaces for the same employer on the same day (e.g. from your school to another school to supervise an exam).

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