Teachers’ tax deductions can really boost your tax refund

“I’m a teacher. What tax deductions will the ATO allow?”

Like many professionals, teachers often pay for work related expenses out of their own pockets. In most cases, these items can become valuable tax deductions for teachers. As a teacher, the tax deductions you claim back significantly improve your tax refund – if you know what you’re doing. You just need to adopt a few good habits – we cover some of those below. But let’s start with the top 13 teacher tax deductions: