Mining Site Employee – How to Claim a Deduction for Work Related Expenses

Mining Site Employee – What Does the ATO Have to Say?

Whether you are a mining site electrician or a senior mining engineer, tax-wise there are a few things to be aware of.


According to the Australian Taxation Office (2018) in order to claim a deduction for work related expenses:

  • You must have spent the money yourself and were not reimbursed
  • The money you spent must be coming directly from your income
  • You must have a record to prove it


Any expense that relates to personal use, cannot be claimed.

Mining Site Employee Infographic

Let’s have a look at what you can claim.

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