ATO Warns on ‘Copy/Pasting’ Claims

June 8, 2021 | Warren Kruger | No Comments |

The ATO is alerting taxpayers that its sights are set on work-related expenses like car and travel claims that are predicted to decrease in this year’s tax returns.

Assistant Commissioner Tim Loh noted that COVID-19 has changed people’s work habits, so the ATO expects their work-related expenses will reflect this.

“We know many people started working from home during COVID-19, so a jump in these claims is expected,” Mr Loh said.

The ATO will also look closely at anyone with significant working from home expenses, that maintains or increases their claims for things like car, travel or clothing expenses:

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