EXPENSES FOR ARCHITECTS


SAVING ARCHITECTS THOUSANDS FOR OVER 10 YEARS


 ILLUSTRATION BY ELLA JACKSON

ILLUSTRATION BY ELLA JACKSON

 

We understand that the life of an Architect is often a busy one. With high-demand for focus in planning, calculations and much more, the additional demand of filing taxes can be one job too many. 

Bambridge Accountants was set up to help professionals in the Creative Industry, such as architects,  file their taxes accurately, cost-efficiently and on time.  We understand all of the exemptions your entitled to and the obligations you must be aware of. 

 

As an architect there are several expenses that you are entitled to claim against tax.

MEALS AND TRAVEL

You can claim the cost of buying meals when you work overtime- provide that you have been paid an allowance by your employer.

The cost of your parking, tolls, taxis and public transport is also claimable if you are required to travel to attend seminars, meetings and training courses. The costs of travel incurred through using your own car for work are also claimable. This is usually calculated based on millage.

 

WORK CLOTHING

Work clothing is claimable against taxes. This includes:

·      The cost of buying uniforms

·      The cost of dry cleaning and clothing repairs

·      The cost of buying sun protection if you are working on site

·      The cost of buying any protective equipment required for your work

 

TRAINING

The cost of work-related training course is claimable as long as the subject of training related directly and clearly to your job.

 

WORK TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

You can claim the costs incurred when buying or repairing equipment you use at work. The cost of the supplies you use at work such as stationary are also claimable.

 

Other work expenses

 

·      Annual membership and union fees

·      Work-related books, magazines and journals

·      Work related phone calls and rental

·      Work related internet connection fee costs

 

For more information on what you can claim as an architect contact us now

As an architect there are several expenses that you are entitled to claim against tax.

 

MEALS AND TRAVEL

You can claim the cost of buying meals when you work overtime- provide that you have been paid an allowance by your employer.

The cost of your parking, tolls, taxis and public transport is also claimable if you are required to travel to attend seminars, meetings and training courses. The costs of travel incurred through using your own car for work are also claimable. This is usually calculated based on millage.

 

WORK CLOTHING

Work clothing is claimable against taxes. This includes:

·      The cost of buying uniforms

·      The cost of dry cleaning and clothing repairs

·      The cost of buying sun protection if you are working on site

·      The cost of buying any protective equipment required for your work

 

TRAINING

The cost of work-related training course is claimable as long as the subject of training related directly and clearly to your job.

 

WORK TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

You can claim the costs incurred when buying or repairing equipment you use at work. The cost of the supplies you use at work such as stationary are also claimable.

 

OTHER WORK EXPENSES

·      Annual membership and union fees

·      Work-related books, magazines and journals

·      Work related phone calls and rental

·      Work related internet connection fee costs

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WHAT YOU CAN CLAIM AS AN ARCHITECT CONTACT US NOW