Practice Update – June 2022

Practice Update – June 2022

ATO priorities this tax time The ATO has announced four key areas that it will be focusing on for Tax Time 2022: Record-keeping.Work-related expenses.Rental property income and deductions.Capital gains from crypto assets, property, and shares.Before claiming income...
Practice Update – May 2022

Practice Update – May 2022

No reduction in the Private Health Insurance rebate as of 1 April 2022 An event that we have become accustomed to every 1 April, is that the amount of the Private Health Insurance (‘PHI’) rebate decreases. The Australian Government rebate on PHI is annually indexed on...
Practice Update – April 2022

Practice Update – April 2022

2022-2023 Budget Measures that are now law Low and Middle Income Tax Offset A measure that will no doubt be beneficial for individual taxpayers is the increase in the Low and Middle Income Tax Offset (‘LMITO’) for the 2022 income year by $420. The LMITO is a tax...
Practice Update – March 2022

Practice Update – March 2022

Tax deductibility of COVID-19 test expenses After much speculation, the Government announced that COVID-19 tests, including Polymerase Chain Reaction (‘PCR’) and Rapid Antigen Tests (‘RATs’), will be both: tax-deductible; andexempt from FBT; broadly where they are...
Practice Update – July 2021

Practice Update – July 2021

Super guarantee contribution due date for June 2021 quarter The due date for employers to make super guarantee contributions for their employees for the June 2021 quarter is 28 July 2021. Note that the super guarantee rate in relation to salary and wages paid on or...