The Australian Taxation Office will be looking for unusually high amounts in relation to work-related expenses claimed in 2017 Income Tax Returns. These claims include car expenses, clothing and laundry expenses. Taxpayers will need to prove the following in order to claim these expenses:
- They have spent the money themselves and have not been reimbursed.
- The claim is directly related to earning their income.
- They will need a record to prove the amount being claimed.
The link below outlines in detail what expenses a taxpayer can claim and an explanation for those deductions which cannot be claimed: