Tax Deductions for Doctors


Some deductions that may be available to doctors include:

  • Costs of medicines and medical supplies;

  • Computer equipment and software as well as insurance to protect them;

  • Annual Practicing Certificate;

  • Professional Indemnity Insurance;

  • Professional subscriptions, accreditations, memberships, and literature;

  • Professional seminars, industry courses & conferences;

  • Travel between surgery, hospital and patients in different surgeries. Travel from home to place of work may also be deductible in some circumstances (for example where bulky equipment / tools are transported and it would be inappropriate to use public transport. Doctors should seek professional advice on this matter);

  • Union fees.

Doctors may also be entitled to general tax deductions that are not work specific, such as investment deductions or car expense deductions.



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