Package a range of work-related expenses and potentially pay less tax
The smarter way to pay for your work-related expenses
From home office items and travel costs to electronic devices and other ‘tools of trade’, you might be surprised at the range of work-related expenses you could be eligible to package.
Best of all, you could save on tax in the process!
What exactly can I package?
You could salary package the following work-related expenses:
Laptop, notebook, tablet computers and mobile phones
- laptop or notebook computers
- mobile phones
Travel expenses (Australia and overseas; costs otherwise not employer-funded)
- conferences/seminar fees
- airline tickets
Tools of trade
'Tools of trade' are tools used primarily for performing your usual work duties and may include:
- manually operated tools
- electrically powered hand tools
- tool belts
Who can package this?
You could salary package work expenses if you work for a:
- charity or other not-for-profit organisation
- public or private not-for-profit hospital
… and your employer offers this as part of your workplace benefits program. These items are not subject to FBT and are packaged outside any salary package capping limit. Contact your employer to find out if this benefit is available to you.
Things you need to know: The above information is not intended to constitute taxation or financial product advice. Your benefits and savings will vary depending on your personal objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend you obtain independent financial advice before making any financial decisions.
Eligibility criteria and terms and conditions apply. All salary packaging proposals are subject to the requirements of your employer. Administration fees will apply. The actual administration fee that applies to you may vary depending on your employer. ITCs (refund on GST) are excluded. Maxxia may pay and receive commission or rebates in connection with some services and products it provides or arranges to be provided by third parties. Maxxia Pty Ltd ABN 39 082 449 036 Authorised Representative (No. 278683) of McMillan Shakespeare Limited (AFSL No. 299054).