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Posted 10 July 2015 under Tax Questions

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Dee says:
9 July 2015 at 10:31

Hi Tim. I am a full time teacher. I am thinking of leaving my job and working as a full time tutor from home. I will see students on a one on one basis and charge them and hourly rate OR I will travel to other students and charge them an hourly rate.

Can I claim against expenses that I incur whilst tutoring eg: at home - electricity, Internet, cellphone usage to contact students, travel costs when going to students, laptop purchase for work etc. Thank you.

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10 July 2015 at 8:46

Yes you can, these would be direct income earning related expenses. Do you intend to have a separate office/classroom at home? Click here to learn what you can claim.


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