work-related expenses

The value of a good car log book – a primer for your clients

When claiming for work-related car expenses, many taxpayers miss out on maximising their claim due to inadequate record keeping. But also, failing to maintain a valid car log book can cost taxpayers dearly in an ATO audit. The car log book is an important piece of tax substantiation for those who use their vehicle in

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Back to the future for truck driving employee meal expense claims

The ATO has announced it has reinstated the meal-by-meal approach for truck drivers who claim travel expenses for meals, after consulting closely with industry. The ATO has issued Taxation Determination 2017/19, which covers employee truck drivers claiming meal expenses for the 2017-18 income year. It says that to claim a deduction for meals, you must:

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