Your tax agent tells you, you can $150 claim for laundry relating to your work uniform, is this correct?

We have recently been working with a tax agent that had a standard policy of claiming $150 regardless of the occupation, this has resulted in a heavy audit of his clients and a disallowing of many refunds.shutterstock_683818258

The standard policy was not to the examine the industry or the classification and the standard claim was simply a policy of the office.

The Australian Taxation Office has clearly flagged that this is an area of concern and failing to ensure that any claim is a legitimate expense of the taxpayer appears to be resulting in closer examination of the tax position of the entire lodgements of a practice.

We work closely with firms looking at their standard practices and can assist in developing communication strategies around ensuring compliance.

The following two tabs change content below.
Craig is the principal consultant of C&D Restructure and Taxation Advisory and has been working in the industry since 1999. Having established C&D Commercial Partners in 2015 the precursor to the current business.

Latest posts by Craig Dangar (see all)

Post Author: Craig Dangar

Craig is the principal consultant of C&D Restructure and Taxation Advisory and has been working in the industry since 1999. Having established C&D Commercial Partners in 2015 the precursor to the current business.

Leave a Reply