Self-education Expenses

 It pays to learn what you can claim at tax time   When can you claim?  Self-education expenses are deductible when the course you undertake has a sufficient connection:  to your current employment and maintains or improves the specific skills or knowledge you require in your current employment, or  results in – or is likely to […]

Small Business

 Small business Top questions at tax time   Small businesses often ask questions during tax time. Whether you use a registered tax agent or lodge your own tax return, here are the ATO’s answers to some common questions asked each year.   What business income do I need to declare in my tax return?  When thinking about business […]

Employees working from home

 The other kind of Housework  If you’re an employee who regularly works from home, you may be able to claim a deduction for expenses relating to that work.  Running expenses  Employees who work from home can claim the work-related proportion of their running expenses. These expenses are the cost of using equipment and utilities at your […]