How well do you know Australia's tax rules when it comes to work-related expenses? If you claim a deduction this year, are you sure it's going to be legit? Test your tax knowledge with this multiple-choice quiz from the Australian Tax Office (ATO).
When completing your tax return, you're entitled to claim deductions for some expenses, most of which are directly related to earning your income. However, you must have spent the money yourself without being reimbursed, it needs to be directly related to earning your income and you must have a record to prove it.
This should make things pretty straightforward, but there are a few "grey" areas that can often cause tax payer confusion. The quiz below attempts to clear up what you can and can't claim:
There are eight questions in all and it only takes a minute to complete the quiz. If you plan to claim expenses this year and get more than one of these questions wrong, we suggest going to a tax agent!