If your job both pays and costs you money, you could be in line for some tax relief. Although most taxpayers can’t write off work-related costs, if the expenses are required for your position, you may be in luck. Here’s what expenses you can deduct as an employee.
The CRA lists out all of the expenses you’re allowed to claim as part of your job. You will need to complete a T777 and T2200 as part of your tax return. A wide range of expenses are eligible including
If you’re a commission-based employee, your list of possible employment expenses also includes
For CRA guideline 22900 Deduction for tools click here
for Line 22900 - Other employment expenses. Learn more on the Canada Revenue Agency’s Line 22900 - Other employment expenses webpage.