Tax return Australia: what expenses can I claim if I’ve returned to the office for work?

So you’re leaving the house for work again, either some or all of the week: here’s what to do and what you can claim

  • What expenses can I claim on my tax return if I’m working from home?
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It’s been an unusual financial year. From July to October, much of Australia was in lockdown with the work from home (WFH) arrangements to match. Since then, you might have gone back to the office full-time, kept logging on to your morning Zoom meetings from the dining room table, or adopted a hybrid setup.

So what impact do those ever-changing work arrangements have on our tax returns? With 30 June just a couple of days away, here’s a brief rundown of what you can – and can’t – claim as we navigate the new nine-to-five.

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