Police Officers make sure you understand the importance of claiming in this area.
When you can claim
You can claim a deduction for work-related car expenses if you use your own car in the course of performing your job as a Police Officer – for example, to:
Police Officers you do not need written evidence, but you need to be able to show how you worked out your business kilometres
When you can't claim
Police Officers there are specific record-keeping requirements for Police travel expenses, depending on whether your travel allowance is shown on your payment summary, whether your travel was domestic or overseas, the length of your travel and your occupation.
D3 Work-related clothing, laundry and dry-cleaning expenses.Police officers can claim the cost of a work uniform that is distinctive
(such as one that has your State police logo permanently attached to it).
Plain clothes are normally not deductible unless they are oversized for covert operations or used as a disguise
To claim a deduction for a other work-related expenses in your Police job
you must have:
-spent the money yourself
-you weren't reimbursed
-expense must be directly related to earning Police income
-you must have a record to prove it.
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The items on our list our compliant with ATO requirements