Self Education Expenses

Self-Education Expenses

Individuals who partake in self-education may be able to claim a deduction for their expenses if the education is related to their work or if they receive a taxable bonded scholarship. Courses eligible for claim You are only eligible to receive a deduction if the course has a sufficient connection: To your current role and…

What you can salary package

What you can salary package

Salary packaging allows you to create a ‘package’ of income and benefits. In your salary package, you can include benefits that you would usually pay for with your income after-tax. These include fringe benefits, exempt benefits, and super. What you can include in your salary package depends on your employer and there may be tax…

Tax treatment of insurance payments for damaged or destroyed property after a disaster

Tax treatment of insurance payments for damaged or destroyed property after a disaster

The Australian weather can be unpredictable, resulting in intense weather conditions. Bushfires, severe storms or floods can cause personal properties and assets a lot of damage. In the case that this does occur, individuals need to determine the tax treatment of any insurance payouts or relief payments that they may receive. Usually, individuals are unlikely…