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Overtime meals

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Hi,

 

My work nature requires me to work overtime hours, I don't get paid overtime meals allowance, however I still buy food for overtime days.

Can I claim that on my income tax as the overtime income is about 30% of my taxable income.

 

Thanks 

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Hiya @Bashar,

 

Unfortunately, one of the criteria for claiming a deduction for a meal in overtime, is that you are paid a meal allowance. You indicated you don't receive an overtime meal allowance, so would it would not be an eligible deduction. This page has information about Overtime Meals.

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Hiya @Bashar,

 

Unfortunately, one of the criteria for claiming a deduction for a meal in overtime, is that you are paid a meal allowance. You indicated you don't receive an overtime meal allowance, so would it would not be an eligible deduction. This page has information about Overtime Meals.