Tuesday, 24 January 2017

ARE YOU WORKING FROM HOME AND WANTING TO CLAIM A TAX DEDUCTION FOR CERTAIN EXPENSES?


Are you working from home and wanting to claim a tax deduction for certain expenses?
 
      Substantiation of expenses is required and particular items that can be claimed are:  
  • Home Telephone & Internet
  • Electricity
  • Computer
  • Mobile Phone
  • Gas & Heating
OR
  
     The claim is based on a hourly rate of 45c per hour.
  
The link below gives you a guidance on a number of items of expenditure that can be claimed if you are a salary & wage earner and are required to work from home at times:

https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Income-and-deductions/Deductions-you-can-claim/Home-office-expenses/

 Please contact Andrew Marshall or Janine Orpwood at Langley McKimmie Chartered Accountants on (03) 5427 8100 to discuss further.

We provide accounting and wealth management services to clients in WoodendGisborne and Macedon Ranges areas within Victoria Australia.  

 

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