Outcry over changes to CPD taxes

The AMA will meet with Treasury officials this week over fears doctors will end up paying thousands of dollars more in tax for their continuing medical training.

The Federal Government announced that from 1 July next year, the tax deduction for work-related self-education expenses will be capped at $2000 annually per person.

The government said currently tax deductions were unlimited, allowing people to "enjoy significant private benefits at taxpayers' expense",