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The tax treatment of cryptocurrency
New guidance on "personal services income" rules
Briefing a barrister
The ATO's eligibility requirements for SMSF trustees or directors
Federal Budget 2021 - 22
EOFY tips for your tax plan
Dealing with excess before - tax super contributions
The SME Recovery Loan Scheme is now open
Evidencing SMSF property valuations
Independent audit review for small businesses
Some money is not counted as 'income' by the ATO
New insolvency reforms to support small business
When it comes to real estate and CGT, look at timing
Managing your superannuation transfer balance account
Refinancing loan interest may be deductible to a partnership
Partnership facts and foibles
Update your ABN or miss out!
Vehicle benefit FBT treatment changes under COVID-19
A hand up for small businesses on cash flow
Unexpected lump sum payment in arrears? There's a tax offset for that!
Taken goods for private use? Here's the latest values
New Director Identification Number regime may be just around the corner
The SMSF sector has been growing by $62,400 every minute
JobMaker hiring credit: What you need to know
Single Touch Payroll - When your reporting can cease
Getting a tax valuation from the ATO
Natural disasters and help with your tax
A run - down of the new loss carry back measure
Calling time out on your business? Some essentials you'll need to know
Small business CGT concessions: Goal posts moved on vacant land and active assets
ATO takes aim at 'you - scratch - my - back' auditng arrangements
Claiming interest expenses for rental properties
What is a recipient created tax invoice?
What the "full expensing" write-off deduction means for business
Both tax and SMSF audits on still on ATO's radar, but some leniency given
ATO's cyber safety checklist
The investment option that can hide unexpected GST
Rounding of GST where fractions of a cent result
JobKeeper extension's alternative turnover tests
2020 - 21 Lodgment Rates and Thresholds
Individual tax rates
Corporate tax rates
FBT rates and thresholds
Foreign currency exchange rates
Study and training loan repayment thresholds
Federal Budget 2020 - 21
R & D Tax Incentive
Temporary "Full Expensing" Deduction for Business
Corporate Residency Test to be Clarified
Temporary Loss Carry-Back
Victoria's Business Support Grants to be Nane
Employment and Training
Health and Families
JobKeeper rules, conditions and pyment rates have changed
New data matching programs initiated by the Federal Government
Fears of Div 7A danger from COVID-relaxed loan repayments unfolded
Electronic execution of documents during COVID-19
SMSF regulations to allow six members under new legislation
COVID-19 payments and some issues for companies and trusts
COVID-19 and trust liquidity issues
Where you stand with vehicles and the boosted instant asset write off
COVID-19 and SMSF rental relief
The JobKeeper scheme gets an update, plus an extension
Has your super fund got you covered for insurance? With COVID-19, maybe not.
Rental property: Tax approach adjusts for COVID-19
General common rental property mis-steps
Claiming a deduction for transport expenses when carrying bulky equipment
Tax return tips
Instant asset write off extended to 31 December
The realities of insuring against cyber crime
Remote AGMs and document signing allowed
Varying PAYG instalments because of COVID-19
Last - minute tax planning tactics
Expatriates: Part - year resident or non resident for tax purposes?
COVID - 19 and residential rental property claims
Concerns on property development and SMSFs
Laws on bankruptcy changed to help cope with COVID - 19
Answers to COVID -19 work from home expense questions and CGT concerns
Your business and the JobKeeper scheme
Alternative turnover test for JobKeeper released
COVID -19 instant asset write off and accelerated depreciation
Early release from super a relief, but comes with risks
Here's what attracts the ATO's attention about luxury car tax
April 2020 COVID-19
Stimulus and rescue package explained
COVID-19 Assistance Available
ATO dusts off the "lifestyle asset" microscope
Limited options to access your super early
Damage or destruction of a rental property
Security online: More important than ever
Selling taxable Australian property. Need a clearance certificate from the ATO?
Tax issues when dealing with volunteers
Succession planning for family businesses
Distributions from a discretionary trust
What you need to know about the First Home Super Saver scheme
Superannuation tax offsets you may be able to use
E - invoicing is on its way
Personal services income explained
CGT Concessions: Does your business qualify?
If you're in business, you need to know about the PPSR
Lost or destroyed tax records? Don't panic.
Super downsizer scheme: common errors
An SMSF trustee duty not to be forgotten: The investment strategy
Small business: Low-cost assets & the threshold rule
Three wise FBT tips for Christmas
CGT when spouses have different main residences
The SMSF sector is growing by $23,200 every minute
Fictions (and facts) about work expense deductions
An FBT reporting exclusion for personal security concerns
SMSF event-based reporting: What needs to be reported, what doesn't
Property development and tax
Tax and the kids' savings
CGT exemption on inherited homes
SMSF trustees: Operation expenses you can deduct
Rental property owners: Top 10 tips to avoid common mistakes
Lodgement rates and thresholds guide 2019-20
Individuals' tax rates and offsets
Medicare, Corporate entity tax rates
HELP, SFSS, VSL, SSL, Abstudy SSL & TSL
Superannuation, business, CGT and FBT
Tax when you're headed overseas
What you need to know about trust distribution resolutions
Keeping busy: but is it just a hobby, or are you in business?
Small businesses need to get "active" to pay less tax
The small business income tax offset
Penalty interest can be deductible, under specific conditions
Carrying forward concessional super contributions
Business trading structures: What's best for your business?
Event-based reporting mistakes lead to more SMSF audits
Businesses get increased access to losses
Records for claiming work - related expenses
Essentials on taxable payments annual reports
ATO actions on trusts and tax avoidance
Personal deductions for car parking expenses
Alternatives to a tax invoice for certain GST credit claims
Can the ATO's public rulings help your outcomes?
What you need to know about the beefed - up director penalty regime
Instant asset write - off
Super downsizer scheme essentials
ATO's "living expenses" tool to help tackle the cash economy
Federal Budget 2019
The approach to tax when you're working from home
Single touch payroll rollout for smaller employers
The tax deductions available for interest, dividends and other investment income
Deductions for donations
Staff training costs deductible, but beware FBT
The same business test to be replaced by a "similar business" test
Removing tax deductibility of "non-compliant" payments
New "consumer" rules for GST and online purchases
Rental travel expenses mostly off the table
When valuations of property are important for tax
Tax incentive for angel investors in start - ups
Guide to making motor vehicle exoense claims
The ATO is looking for personal services income diverted to SMSFs
For certain travel expense claims, the term "itinerant" needs clarity
Do you need an agreement with your business partner?
Alerts, not alarms
Investment tax issues you need to be aware of
Consumers compensated by financial institutions still need to consider tax
Three - quarter FBT year compliance check - up
How much do we need to retire?
ASFA's estimate for retirement savings
The work Christmas party
Renting out part or all of your home
Carrying on a business through your SMSF
Crowdfunding and tax
Get a clear view with a private ruling
Changing details in your tax return after it's lodged
Personal services income: An overview
Self - employed? You could claim a deduction for saving for your retirement
Shares and tax: A stockmarket investment primer
Have you had a change in creditable purpose for GST reporting purposes?
Will new LRBA rules stymie your SMSF contribution plans?
Apportioning GST annually for business and private purchases
Claiming self - education expenses
Changing a will after death?
How to deal with SMSF trustee disputes
Your claim for a business tax loss can be denied
Let a GST credit slip through the cracks?
A tax boost for low and middle income earners
Retired and asset rich but cash poor? The Pension loans scheme may help
2 minute quiz: Partnerships
Plan Ahead: Tip to better prepare for tax time 2019
Tips for your tax return
Are you Division 7A compliant?
Tax deduction for insurance premiums?
Managing tax disputes can be like wrestling with a superhero
Unpacking statute - barred debts
The proportioning rule and your SMSF: It's all about balance
Builders: Get your taxable payments report ready before August 28
Franchise business and tax
Interest deductibility after income-producing activity ceases
Superannuation contributions "work test" for over 65s
2 - minute quiz: Business deductions
Look before you leap with testamentary trusts
Federal Budget 2018
Bitcoin: Its place in your wallet or SMSF portfolio
SMSF communication requests: How to get the green light from the ATO
Duties and taxes when you buy online from overseas
Dealing with tax and renting via Airbnb
Beware of who you share your benefits with
Is your business prepared for Single Touch Payroll?
Starting out in business? You may be able to use simpler trading stock rules
Valuations and your SMSF
Investing: Growth vs income
Key factors for rescuing a bad debt deduction
Rental property owners lose some deductions
When refinancing, loan interest can be deductible to a partnership
Expanding the empire (and retaining the CGT main residence exemption)
Can an SMSF invest in property development?
ATO spells out its big FBT concerns
The ins and outs of "entertainment" business deductions
Ten tips for rental property owners to avoid common tax mistakes
Stay alert for scams & fraud
Understanding novated leases, FBT and claims for work-related car expenses
Forced to unwind your LRBA? Best to have a contingency plan
Tax and Christmas Party PlanningTaxation of foreign income derived by Australian residents
Beware Division 7A when borrowing from your business
Is that a Travel Allowance or LAFHA?
What the proposed housing-based super contibution initiatives offer
Considering ride-sharing for income? Tips and Traps
High income earners: Beware Division 293!
Immediate deductions for start-up costs
Small business car parking FBT exemption
Look before you leap: the small business CGT concessions
Treasury amends LRBA requirements for SMSFs - again
Are those investment returns on revenue or capital account?
Do you need to lodge your tax return early
SMSF stats just keep getting better
Travel allowances and proper use of the exception to substantiate claims
Child death benefit recipients and the transfer balance cap
Tax deductions specifically for SMSFs
Deductions for finance on a rental property
Life policy bonuses and tax
ATO waves a red flag on deductions forholiday rentals
Streaming trust capital gains and franked distributions
Be prepared: What you need to bring to your tax return appointment
Deduction tip: Can you claim the cost of travelling to this office?
Substantiation for mobile, home phone and internet costs
End - of - year tax planning tips for business
What is a tax loss, and how can it be turned to good use?
The transitional CGT relief measure and your SMSF
Q: Who is assessable on interest income?
Federal Budget 2017
The CGT implications of subdiving and building on the family property
Are person carer travel costs claimable? It depends
Business costs, and the deductibility of interest expenses
Compnay tax franking implications
Transactions on Gumtree
Getting deductions for clothing and laundry expenses rights
What is your "total superannuation balance" and why does it matter?
Simplified depreciation and the small business pool
Tax and sharing economy
Share dividend income and franking credits
Can salary sacrifice work for you?
SMSFs and the in-house asset rules explained
FBT and cars - a perennial head-scratcher
Active vs passive assets and the small business CGT concession
Deceased estates: A brief guide to tying up the loose ends
The process (and pros and cons) of 'electing' to be a family trust
Recent changes to the assets test for pensioners
Is the peer-to-peer lending investment options right for your SMSF?
Extending the festive cheer (in a tax efficient way)
Home office deductions: What substantiation will the ATO accept?
SMSFs need to prepare for the new transfer balance cap
Shopping for a "luxury car"? Beware of the luxury car tax
Christmas party: Examples from the ATO
Don't let a tax debt put you in a spin
5 tips to get home office deductions right
ATO's SMSF compliance focus for 2016-17
Getting a tax valuation from the ATO
WE ARE MOVING!
Travel to a workplace: What's in, what's out
Controversial super change scrapped - but other proposals need to be watched
General facts about winding up your business
Start-up businesses: Which is the right structure for you?
$20,000 write off is only available for small business, unless...
What types of legal expenses are allowable as tax deductions?
Borrowed money to pay a business tax debt? Is the interest deductible?
Setting up an SMSF: What you need to know
When is refinancing loan interest deductible to a partnership
Last -minutes tax planning tactics for individuals
Hiring older workers? The Restart program explained
SMSFs: Individual or corporate trustee?
FBT exemptions under the radar
Amending your activity statement
Can your summer holiday house be turned into a tax advantage?
Considerations if your employee wants to salary package
SMSF trustees: Don't let "cognitive decline" sneak up on you
Federal Budget 2016
Federal Budget 2016 wrap up
Business assets, personal use?
Death benefit nominations for your SMSF
Considering a change of structure for your small business?
Boats, planes, cars, horses ... Data matching to uncover wealth
Work-related travel expenses: Why are they on the ATO's radar?
The "I hadn't thought of that" business essential: Succession planning
Employers: Beware "left-field" FBT liabitites
Rental properties: ATO focus on "initial repairs"
When can your SMSF's benefits be paid?
Get your "personal service income" affairs in order for 2016
Going from sole trader to company
Got your car log book ready?
Claiming business website development costs
Save health, and tax, with a salary - sacrificed e-bike
Understanding limited recourse borrowing arrangements
Fly-in, fly-out? No more zone tax offset
Building a new home? Is it exempt from CGT?
Have you thought about the small business pool write-off?
New company tax franking implications
What is adjusted taxable income and why you might need to know
Tax and cyber security: Are you prepared?
5 tips to a tax - free Christmas work party
Property transactions: Got an appropriate valuation?
Tax - free life policy bonuses
Are you a company director? Better brush up on your responsibilities
Deductibility of training course fee provided to employees
Time to wind up your SMSF? Your list of do's and don'ts
Tips to beat bracket creep
Taxing the "sharing economy"
Rental property claims that are often misunderstood
Tax Office to data match credit card purchases against declared income
Booster strategy for your GST credit claims
Potholes to watch on the SMSF road to retirement wealth
Did you know...
Leaving Australia for work? Beware of your tax residency status
Tax Concessions for small business
Making an amdendment to your tax return
If you think the taxman is wrong, here's what you can do
Top 5 avoidable tax mistakes small business owners keep making
Taxing children's savings accounts: Whose money is it?
Did you know....
Work- Related expenses in the firing line
How to give your SMSF a boost in retirement
Selling your business and the GST "going concern" exemption
Why you need to disclose a business industry code for your tax return
Did you know...
Your $20,000 immediate write-off questions answered
Tax Deductions misconceptions: What you can't claim
Tax Deductions for your holiday house
Insurance through your SMSF
The essentials of succession planning
Introducing the Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman
Small business: Decisions for your end-of-year planning
Last-minute tax planning tactics for individuals
End-of-year superannuation planning
Federal Budget 2015
Interim Financial Reports
Is a weak dollar a bad or good thing?
The undercover employee
The Taxation of employment termination payments
Yes, you can claim GST credits for employee reimbursements
Tax Office continues to target online sellers
The income tax implications of property lease incentives
The ins and outs of the single touch payroll initiative
Did you know... Tax on tips and gratuities
Couple de-coupling, and specific complications for SMSF's
Your 'lost' super could be costing you money
FBT - your business basics
The deductibility of self-education expenses
SuperStream: A guide for small business and for SMSF trustees
Your practical CGT framework
Proposed changes to employee share schemes
When you have to deal with a natural disaster
Tips and traps for SMSFs investing in property.
The taxation implications of 'debt forgiveness'
Income averaging: Who is eligible, how it works
Changing the makeup of a partnership through 'reconstruction'
Employee or contractor? 12 common myths
What does a higher FBT mean for your business?
Your holiday house and family arrangements
What is negative gearing? How it works, the pros & cons
Age Pension: Do you fit the bill?
Did you know.. some of the strangest taxes on record
Allowance for travel (and some common mistakes)
Up in the air: Airbnb and the Tax Office
Firms warned of audits on income splitting
Time is running out to disclose offshore income
Solar Panels for your business: Don't forget the tax consequences
A deduction for your commercial website
Property developers warned on contrived structures that muddy the income/capital divide
SMSF fun facts
Compensation considered for small businesses found to be unfairly fined
Dun & Bradstreet's tips tp ensure prompt payments
Change to Commonwealth Seniors Health Card eligibility
Dates of effect for small busines tax concession repeals announced
SMFSs: Lodge on time ot risk removal from Super Fund lookup
Tax Office says the ocst of managing tax affairs has increased
Novated leases & FBT explained
How to tax into more superannuation
Small business concessions
Can self-funded retirees get a concession card
Small Taxation claims Tribunal
Small business CGT concessions - common errors
Financial Advice: What's deductible, what's not
Common errors of new rental property owners
SMSFs: Note that trauma insurance is not allowed after July 1, 2014
What powers does the taxman have to access your information
Did you know... The ATO wants your personal contact details
SMSF trustees take note: The new penalty regime is now in force
Help the Tax Office grow its small business expertise
All you need to know about Bitcoin
Deaceased Estates - some essential information
CGT exemption when you own two homes
Builders, get your taxbale payments reporting ready before July 21
Net medical expenses tax offset phasing out
SMSF compliance regime for the upcoming year
Measures set to kick off on July 1, 2014
Tactical business deductions for your end-of-year tax planning
End-of-financial year tax and super tips for individuals
Guidance on how to deal with instant asset write-off uncertainty - at last.
The "debt tax" has flow-on effects for businesses.
Recent changes to Paid Parental Leave, Family Tax Benefit and other entitlements.
Tax and marriage: Tips on nuptial know-how.
How to wind up and SMSF.
Concessional and non-concessional contributions caps to rise from July 1, 2014.
Beware: Aged-care accommodation to get more expensive after July 1, 2014.
Increase deductions for simply doing your tax.
Instant asset tax write-off and vehicle depreciation reduction.
Thinking about setting up an Self Managed Super Fund?
Lodgement Deadline approaches for research and development tax claim.
Changes to Self Managed Super Fund regime from July 1, 2014.
What the term "asset class" means, and why this can be helpful.
How highly taxed are we compared to other countries?
Taken goods for private use? Here the latest values.
Vendor guide on GST Treatement of residential premises.
Car expenses - a very popular deduction, but you've got to get it right.
FBT - fears, cheers and changes.
Court decision on trade incentive payments could have far-reaching GST consequences.
Loan interest can be deductible to a partnership.
New SMSF penalty regime to kick in on July 1, 2014.
Private health insurance rebate: FAQs.
Senior Australians ans Pensioner Tax Offset explained.
Timely tip for SMSFs: Audit your refund before annual return deadline.
Tax Guide on the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Act now to secure these business deductions.
The tax implications of natural disasters.
How much do you need to establish an SMSF?
Can interest and borrowing costs on investments be claimed as deductions?
Super contributions and problems of excess.
Did you know Australia's longevity outlook.
Christmas Cheer with No FBT Fear
What you need to know about Volunteering & Tax
Top 10 SMSF Compliance Mistakes
Five Tips to avoid common Fuel Tax Credits mistakes
Beware, non lodging SMSF's
Tax Office reviewing Dependant Tax Offset claims
Carry forward Tax Losses
Has the ATO made a wrong call on your Tax Assessment? Heres what to do.
Trusts 101. What are they and how do they work?
New Governments likely Tax and Super changes.
Can you claim a deduction fro home to work travel?
Did you know your footy hero has more Tax Deductions than you do?
Foreign & Temporary residents, there is no longer any CGT 50% discount
SMSF Estate Planning & death benefit nominations.
Small business CGT concession common errors.
Consolidated dependant (invalid carer) tax offset
When can I access my Self Managed Super Fund
Be on the lookout for these business scams
How long does it take to earn the price of a beer?
Who and what is on the ATO's radar this year?
We're the most generous nation on earth (but the wealthy could help more).
How a mortgage offest account works.
Get up to date with July 1 super changes.
Private health insurance - tax return changes.
Hurrah! Loss carry-back measures finally law.
Take an overseas jaunt, and get a tax refund.
Ban on Self Managed Super Fund in-specie contributions dropped.
Tax & working from home.
Common Self Managed Super Fund property investment mistakes.
Trustees: July 31 deadline for new beneficiaries to provide TFNs.
Increase in Medicare levy to affect other tax rates.
Employee or contractor? Some common myths.
Can paying for insurance be tax deductible?
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