Teachers in Australia:Can you get a tax reduction on lessons

Posted by: Nannerl Mozart

Teachers in Australia:Can you get a tax reduction on lessons - 12/13/12 07:11 AM

Just wondering if it was possible to claim my own piano lessons on tax since I teach now...
Posted by: Beth_Frances

Re: Teachers in Australia:Can you get a tax reduction on lessons - 12/13/12 07:24 AM

Yup. Comes under "professional development". Claim away! smile
Posted by: ymapazagain

Re: Teachers in Australia:Can you get a tax reduction on lessons - 12/16/12 01:07 AM

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!
Posted by: timtopham

Re: Teachers in Australia:Can you get a tax reduction on lessons - 12/19/12 08:33 PM

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.