You can claim deduction for

• Cost of room utilities such as gas and electricity
• Business phone cost
• Decline in value of office plant and equipment i.e. desk, chair & computers.
• Decline in value of curtains, carpets and light fittings.
• Cost of owning and renting the house i.e. rent, mortgage interest, insurance & rates)


You have a home work area

This means that your principle place of business is not at home but you have an area in your home which is exclusively made for business activities.

In this case, you can claim all the above listed deduction expect
• Cost of owning or renting the house i.e. rent, mortgage, interest, insurance and rates.


If you are at home but do not have home work area

This means that your principle place of business is not at home, nor do you have an area exclusively made for some business activity. For example, you work for few hours in the lounge room.

In this case you are able to claim all of above deduction expect
• Decline in value of curtains, carpets and light fitting.
• Cost of owning or renting the house i.e. rent, mortgage interest, insurance and rates.

Contact us today on 1300 300 106 for further information about our Cranbourne Accountant and Cranbourne Tax Agent Services.

DICTO is a non-refundable tax offset available to those who contribute to the maintenance of a dependent unable to work due to invalidity or carer obligations.


Eligible Dependant can be a taxpayers spouse, parent, child (aged 16 or over), brother or sister (aged 16 or over); taxpayer’s spouse’s parent, brother or sister (aged 16 or over); where the person receives a disability support pension or a special needs disability support pension or an invalidity service pension.


Please note dependant needs to be an Australian resident for the tax purpose unless they are taxpayer’s child or spouse.
If your Adjusted Taxable Income (ATI) is in excess of $282, then your dependant tax offset would reduce by $1 for every $4 the ATI exceeds that threshold.

Contact us today on 1300 300 106 to find out if you are eligible for DICTO and our Cranbourne Tax Accountant and Cranbourne Tax Agent Services.

Building and construction employees can claim expenses as tax deductible such as work related car usage, travel such as parking & tolls, union fees or professional subscriptions, income protection insurance premiums paid, occupation specific or protective clothing such as fire-resistant clothing, overalls, safety-colored vests, non-slip shoes, gloves, heavy duty shirts & trousers etc, laundry and dry-cleaning expenses.


If you carry bulky equipment between home and work, the travel can be considered work travel and can be tax deductible.
In addition to it, building and construction employees can also claim education expenses that are directly related to the income producing activities.


Other expenses like phone, tools and equipment and overtime meals can also be claimed as a tax deduction.
If most of your work is outdoors, you can also claim a deduction for sun protection expenses such as sunscreen, hard hats, sun glasses, after sun protection etc.

Call Tax Accountants Cranbourne at 1300 300 106 for further information.

Australian Defense force members may be able to claim certain expenses such as travel expenses including vehicle expenses, uniform, occupation-specific or protective clothing that may include laundry and dry cleaning. They can also claim mess fee, fitness fee, Extra Regimental Duties and related expenses. Nevertheless, other deduction may also include their work phone usage, travel, computer etc.


Relocation Expenses:
Deduction cannot be claimed for the expenses for relocating to a place close to a new place of work for instance expense of moving household items, even when required by your employer.

As alternative employees might be able to salary sacrifice tax effectively because of the FBT exemptions

Danger Allowance:
Some allowances might be received as a result of carrying out work that could be regarded as unpleasant, special or risky. Being in receipt of the allowance isn't going to automatically imply you are able to claim a tax deduction.

There are other tax deductions which you might be eligible for, contact us today on 1300 300 106 to find out about our Cranbourne Accountant and Cranbourne Tax Agent Services.

As a Tax Agent Cranbourne, we feel that if you're not familiar with the process of income tax returns, then you can find the entire thing extremely nerve-racking. However, lodging income tax returns is one thing that each individual and business will have to do. If it is something that you don't have time for or you don’t like doing, or else you don't have an understanding of, then you need to use a registered tax agent.

Our charges for individual income tax returns are very reasonable and will vary, with respect to the complexity of the matters.

Income Tax Returns for people running a business will likely be greater and would vary with the type, size and complexity of the organization. In the event you have an investment property or other investments such as shares or you sold some shares or a rental property, then you are required to complete other schedules which must be lodged with your income tax returns to the ATO. Completing these extra schedules generally attracts an extra fee.

We have specialised software available to ensure we claim maximum amount possible while staying out of hot waters with the ATO.

We lodge your income tax return as quickly as possible. This extra cash can be quite useful for paying your bills. We at BookSmart Accountants Cranbourne provide income tax return preparation that is speedy and convenient.

The lower cost of filing income tax returns with us at BookSmart Accountants Cranbourne is just one benefit of utilizing their professional services. We provide experience and services which are quick and convenient.

We also offer mobile services, after hour’s services and Saturday appointments.

For those who want to get their income tax refund as quickly as possible, using the expert service of a Tax Agent Cranbourne from BookSmart Accountants Cranbourne is the ideal choice. 

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