Car expenses: what can you claim? • The Accounting Division
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What work-related car expenses can employees claim?

Car Expenses

Car expense claims are one of the most popular deductions claimed each year, but be aware of the rules! Generally, you can’t deduct travel costs between home and work, but you can claim for car travel between two different workplaces and also if you need to drive your own car as part of your job.

There are two methods for calculating your claim: the “cents per kilometre” method (to a maximum of 5,000 kilometres a year) and the “logbook method”, allowing you to claim a percentage of your car expenses. We’re here to help you claim your full entitlements.