Travel Expenses

Do you know travel expense incurred by you, as an employee, who receives an allowance for travel costs within Australia are not subject to the substantiation requirements?

The allowance can include domestic accommodation, meals and incidentals. Each year the ATO updates the reasonable amounts set out by a Taxation Determination.As to overseas travel, employees are required, however, to maintain a travel record and to keep receipts or other documentary evidence to substantiate accommodation expenses.

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