John owns a convenience shop called City Conv. The following events occurred for John during 2019- 2020 financial year. (i) John incurred legal expenses as he was sued for false advertising. (ii) John purchased new fridge to the shop - $800. In addition, his builder added more space to the shop front. This cost him $22,000. (iii) John ordered 1000 new T-shirts with printed City Conv’s logos for marketing purposes. These costs him $1,500. (iv) John received a City of Sydney fine for putting his sales item for display outside his shop without a permit. He required to apply for a permit to use the footpath. Required: With reference to relevant legislation and case law advise John on the assessability and/or deductibility of above events.

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John owns a convenience shop called City Conv. The following events occurred for John during 2019-
2020 financial year.
(i) John incurred legal expenses as he was sued for false advertising.
(ii) John purchased new fridge to the shop - $800. In addition, his builder added more space to the
shop front. This cost him $22,000.
(iii) John ordered 1000 new T-shirts with printed City Conv’s logos for marketing purposes. These costs
him $1,500.
(iv) John received a City of Sydney fine for putting his sales item for display outside his shop without
a permit. He required to apply for a permit to use the footpath.
Required:
With reference to relevant legislation and case law advise John on the assessability and/or
deductibility of above events.

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