Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
66 registered (AndrewJCW, Anticlock, beet31425, AZNpiano, 11 invisible), 1011 Guests and 8 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Topic Options
#1998781 - 12/13/12 07:11 AM Teachers in Australia:Can you get a tax reduction on lessons
Nannerl Mozart Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/19/08
Posts: 732
Loc: Australia, Melbourne
Just wondering if it was possible to claim my own piano lessons on tax since I teach now...
_________________________
http://colouredsilence.wordpress.com/


Top
(ad) Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#1998787 - 12/13/12 07:24 AM Re: Teachers in Australia:Can you get a tax reduction on lessons [Re: Nannerl Mozart]
Beth_Frances Offline
Full Member

Registered: 02/14/12
Posts: 246
Loc: Brisbane, Australia
Yup. Comes under "professional development". Claim away! smile

Top
#2000087 - 12/16/12 01:07 AM Re: Teachers in Australia:Can you get a tax reduction on lessons [Re: Nannerl Mozart]
ymapazagain Offline
Full Member

Registered: 05/15/11
Posts: 65
Loc: Hobart, Australia
Yep! And with the cost of piano lessons at this level it makes a really big difference to your tax bill at the end of the year!
_________________________
Private Piano and Vocal Teacher.

Top
#2001887 - 12/19/12 08:33 PM Re: Teachers in Australia:Can you get a tax reduction on lessons [Re: Nannerl Mozart]
timtopham Offline
Full Member

Registered: 04/07/10
Posts: 119
Loc: Richmond, Victoria, Australia.
Absolutely - you can claim everything related to your teaching and self-education at the piano. Pianos can be depreciated, piano tuning, sheet music, books, courses, masterclasses, lessons are all tax deductions.
_________________________
Tim Topham
www.timtopham.com
Teaching Pop Piano Teacher Training
Teacher, accompanist, presenter
Melbourne Australia

Top

Moderator:  Ken Knapp 
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
Composer Statuettes
(ad) Teaching Music To Children
Teaching Music to Children
(ad) Yamaha Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP4 & CP40 Stage Pianos
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
PianoDisc
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Best Digital Pianos
by JDRPiano
15 minutes 14 seconds ago
Selling price for a Schafer & Sons SG-51?
by JDRPiano
59 minutes 55 seconds ago
Kawai uprights? (or others??)
by Mark_C
Today at 01:04 AM
Best Digital Piano
by JDRPiano
Today at 12:34 AM
Casio WK 7600 CTK 7200
by galaxy4t
Yesterday at 11:56 PM
What's Hot!!
New Forum for Selling Your Products or Services
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
80,170 Registered Members
44 Forums
165,794 Topics
2,430,428 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission