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Travel Agents help people to plan their holidays. They help us to transform our dream into reality and enjoy our time with our loved ones. The Australian Taxation Office offers some specific deductions to travel agents for expenses related to work purposes. Some of them are:
Travel expenses incurred for work purposes are deductible. However, travel while on leave is referred as educational or familiarisation travel and are not deductible.
Seminars, Conferences and Training Courses
Expenses for attending seminars, conferences and training courses are also allowable for deductions.
Expenses that occur to attend industry promotion functions are usually allowable for tax deduction unless entertainment is provided for the function.
A deduction can be claimed for buying, renting, repairing and cleaning certain work-related uniforms but nor for conventional clothing or shoes.
Union and Professional Association Fees
Professional association and union membership fees are deductible except entitlement fund contribution and similar charges.
However, the following expenses are not allowable even though they can be related to work: