Expenses for accommodation, food and drink expenses are normally private in nature and not deductible by employees. However, you can
Frequently Asked Questions
You can notify us you are not required to lodge for the financial year.
However, you will not be able to complete a non-lodgment advice if you have ABN business income during the financial year.
This is the period from the 1st July X1 to the 30th June X2.
Before lodging your tax return to ATO, we will guide you to make a payment for the tax return fees.
ATO aim to process the majority of electronically lodged tax returns within 12 business days.
Yes, you can complete prior years.
- D1 – Vehicle and travel expenses – including travel between work and home
- D2 – Clothing, laundry and dry-cleaning expenses
- D3 – Gifts and donations
- D4 – Home office expenses
- D5 – Interest, dividend and other investment income deductions
- D6 – Self-education expenses
- D7 – Tools, equipment and other equipment
- D8 – Other deductions
If the cost of any item is more than $300, it will have to be depreciated (i.e. claimed over its effective life).
There is no limit on the amount claimed each year, provided the expenses are necessarily incurred in earning your income. The reasonable amounts only provide the maximum amount you can claim without ATO audit
Your presence in Australia needs to be continuous 183 days and also your behaviour (living and working) will be used in determining your residency status.