To claim a work-related deduction:
If the expense was for both work and private purposes, you can only claim a deduction for the work-related portion. Work expenses reimbursed to you by your employer are not deductible.
We can seek information from your employer if we think you have claimed a deduction for an expense that you have already been reimbursed for.
You may be able to claim a deduction for expenses that directly relate to your work, including:
Employees (including casuals) can claim work-related expenses in the financial year they are incurred. This is the case even if you start employment in June but don’t receive income until the next financial year, you can claim deductions for work-related expenses incurred in June.
If you employ someone to assist you in your employment, you cannot claim a deduction for employing that person.
You may also be able to claim a deduction for:
To find out what deductions you can claim for work-related expenses in your industry or occupation, see Deductions for specific industries and occupations.