Doctor Deduction Checklist for Australian Businesses

Motor Vehicle

  • Trips to patients, between workplaces, meetings, seminars & training purposes.
  • Parking
  • Tolls
  • Public transport
  • Up to 5,000km per year can be claimed in your own car without a logbook.

  • Conferences / Courses / Seminars and training
  • Airfares
  • Accommodation
  • Ground travel (Taxis, public transport while away)
  • Food and incidentals (if staying away overnight).

Self Education and Professional Development

  • Specialisation courses
  • Professional development
  • Seminars
  • Journals/text books/reference material.

Protective or Industry Specific Clothing
  • Non-slip footwear
  • Scrubs
  • Lab coats etc
  • Laundry, dry-cleaning, repairs & alterations to this clothing.
  • Registration fees
  • Industry and professional association fees
  • Mobile phone – percentage for business use
  • Home Internet – percentage for business use
  • Light & power for your home office – based on the number of hours spent working or studying at home throughout the year
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Management Fees / Agency Fees
  • Tax and accounting fees
  • Computer equipment (laptops, printers, iPads etc) and related software and accessories
  • Work bags
  • Tools/equipment (Stethescopes, fob watches etc)
  • Stationary, printing supplies and office expenses
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Donations to approved charities
  • Income Protection Insurance.