TAX FEATURE: Tax deductions for training courses ' Part 2. Employees and 'nigh on impossible' claims for deductions against inco
In her second article on tax deductions for training courses, Nichola Ross Martin examines the issues from the view of employees and the restrictions that they have in claiming deductions for training expenses against their income from employment.
Employees are not taxed on any incidental benefit that they receive when their employer sends them on a work related training course providing that the employer incurs the cost, or the employer reimburses the cost. The costs of travel to and from the course are likewise without tax consequence.