Newsletters & Articles

July 2021

 

Features:

  • Avoid common mistakes in your business return, and include appropriate income
  • Getting deductions for clothing and laundry expenses right
  • Steps to take when winding up your SMSF
  • When the taxman sends a bill, not a refund

June 2021

 

Features:

  • 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

 

Features:

  • Indviduals
  • Business
  • Superannuation
  • Housing

May 2021

 

Features:

  • 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

April 2021

 

Features:

  • 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

March 2021

 

Features:

  • 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

February 2021

 

Features:

  • 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

December 2020

 

Features:

  • 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?

November 2020

 

Features:

  • 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

 

Features:

  • Individual tax rates
  • Tax Offsets
  • Corporate tax rates
  • FBT rates and thresholds
  • Medicare
  • Superannuation
  • Foreign currency exchange rates
  • Study and training loan repayment thresholds

Federal Budget 2020 - 21

 

Features:

  • Business
  • 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
  • Superannuation
  • Housing
  • Employment and Training
  • Manufaturing
  • Environment
  • Health and Families

October 2020

 

Features:

  • 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

September 2020

 

Features:

  • 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

August 2020

 

Features:

  • 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

July 2020

 

Features:

  • 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

June 2020

 

Features:

  • 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
 

May 2020

 

Features:

  • 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

     

March 2020

 

Features:

  • 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?
 

February 2020

 

Features:

  • 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
 

December 2019

 

Features:

  • 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
 

November 2019

 

Features:

  • 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
 

October 2019

 

Features:

  • 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
 

September 2019

 

Features:

  • 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

 

Features:

  • Individuals' tax rates and offsets
  • Medicare, Corporate entity tax rates
  • HELP, SFSS, VSL, SSL, Abstudy SSL & TSL
  • Superannuation, business, CGT and FBT
 

August 2019

 

Features:

  • 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
 

July 2019

 

Features:

  • 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
 

June 2019

 

Features:

  • 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
 

May 2019

 

Features:

  • 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

 

Features:

  • Individuals
  • Business
  • Superannuation
 

April 2019

 

Features:

  • 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
 

March 2019

 

Features:

  • 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
 

February 2019

 

Features:

  • 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
 

December 2018

 

Features:

  • 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
 

November 2018

 

Features:

  • 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
 

October 2018

 

Features:

  • 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
 

September 2018

 

Features:

  • 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
 

August 2018

 

Features:

  • 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
 

July 2018

 

Features:

  • 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?
 

June 2018

 

Features:

  • 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
 

May 2018

 

Features:

  • 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

 

Features:

  • Individuals
  • Business
  • Superannuation
  • Health/Aged Care
  • Infrastructure
  • Tax Administration
 

April 2018

 

Features:

  • 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
 

March 2018

 

Features:

  • 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
 

February 2018

 

Features:

  • 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
 

December 2017

 

Features:

  • 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
 

November 2017

 

Features:

  • 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?
 

October 2017

 

Features:

  • 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
 

September 2017

 

Features:

  • 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
 

August 2017

 

Features:

  • 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
 

July 2017

 

Features:

  • 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
 

June 2017

 

Features:

  • 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

 

Features:

  • Individuals
  • Housing
  • Business
  • Superannuation
 

May 2017

 

Features:

  • 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
 

April 2017 

 

Features:

  • 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  
 

March 2017

 

Features:

  • 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
 

Feburary 2017

 

Features:

  • 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?
 

December 2016

 

Features:

  • 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
 

November 2016

 

Features:

  • 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!

     

October 2016

 

Features:

  • 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?
 

September 2016 

 

Features:

  • $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
 

June 2016

 

Features:

  • Last -minutes tax planning tactics for individuals
  • Hiring older workers? The Restart program explained
  • SMSFs: Individual or corporate trustee?
  • Trust essentials
 

May 2016

 

Features:

  • 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

 

Features:

  • Federal Budget 2016 wrap up
  • Small business
  • General business
  • Individual tax
  • Superannuation
  • Other measures
 

April 2016

 

Features:

  • 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
 

March 2016

 

Features:

  • 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
 

February 2016

 

Features:

  • 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

December 2015

 

Features:

  • 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?

November 2015

 

Features:

  • 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

October 2015

 

Features:

  • 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...

September 2015

 

Features:

  • 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....

August 2015

 

Features:

  • 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...

July 2015

 

Features:

  • 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

June 2015

 

Features:

  • Small business: Decisions for your end-of-year planning
  • Last-minute tax planning tactics for individuals
  • End-of-year superannuation planning

Federal Budget 2015

 

Features:

  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Small Business
  • General Business
  • Tax Administration
  • Superannuation
  • International Tax

May 2015

Features:

  • 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

April 2015

Features:

  • 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

March 2015

Features:

  • 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

 February 2015

Features:

  • 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

December 2014

Features:

  • 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

November 2014

Features:

  • 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

October 2014

Features:

  • 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

September 2014

Features:

  • 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

August 2014

Features:

  • 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

July 2014           

Features:

  • 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

June 2014

Features:

  • Measures set to kick off on July 1, 2014
  • Budget Proposals
  • 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.

 

May 2014

Features:

  • 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.

 

April 2014

Features:

  • 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.

 

March 2014

Features:

  • 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.  

 

February 2014

Features:

  • 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.

 

December 2013

Features:

  • 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.

 

November 2013

Features:

  • 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?

 

October 2013

Features:

  • 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.

 

September 2013

Features:

  • 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?

 

August 2013

Features:

  • 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.

 

July 2013

Features:

  • 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?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Features:

  • 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

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