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Practice Update – May 2024

Practice Update – May 2024

Government warns of 'malicious' myGov scammers The Government has urged Australians to be vigilant regarding scammers who target ATO log-in details to commit tax fraud. The ATO has received a large number of reports of scammers using fake myGov sites to...

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Practice Update – April 2024

Practice Update – April 2024

How to claim working from home expenses Taxpayers who have been working from home this financial year, and who consequently incurred work-related expenses, have two ways to calculate their work from home deduction: the actual cost method; orthe fixed rate...

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Practice Update – March 2024

Practice Update – March 2024

Super contribution caps to rise The big news story for those contributing to super is that the contribution caps are set to increase from the 2025 income year. The concessional contribution cap will increase from $27,500 to $30,000. This 'CC' cap is broadly...

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Practice Update – January/February 2024

Practice Update – January/February 2024

Government announces changes to proposed 'Stage 3' tax cuts  Despite previous assurances, and after much speculation, the Government has announced tweaks to the 'Stage 3' tax cuts that will apply from 1 July 2024.  More particularly, the Government...

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Practice Update – December 2023

Practice Update – December 2023

ATO's lodgment penalty amnesty is about to end  The ATO is remitting failure to lodge penalties for eligible small businesses.  Businesses which have not yet taken advantage of the ATO's lodgment penalty amnesty only have until 31 December 2023 to...

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Practice Update – November 2023

Practice Update – November 2023

Tax issues for businesses that have received a support payment  Taxpayers who have received a government support grant or payment recently to help their business recover from COVID-19 or a natural disaster should check if they need to include the...

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Practice Update – October 2023

Practice Update – October 2023

Taxpayers need to get their 'rental right' The ATO reminds rental property owners and their tax agents to take care when lodging their tax returns this tax time. When preparing their tax returns, taxpayers should make sure all rental income is included,...

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Practice Update – September 2023

Practice Update – September 2023

Appointing an SMSF auditor The ATO reminds SMSF trustees that they need to appoint an approved SMSF auditor for each income year, no later than 45 days before they need to lodge their SMSF annual return. An SMSF’s audit must be finalised before the trustees...

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Practice Update – August 2023

Practice Update – August 2023

Claiming GST credits for employee expense reimbursements  Employers may be entitled to claim GST input tax credits for payments they have made to reimburse employees for expenses that are directly related to their business activities.   ...

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Practice Update – July 2023

Practice Update – July 2023

Court penalises AMP $24 million for charging deceased customers  The Federal Court has found that four companies that are or were part of the AMP Group breached the law when charging life insurance premiums and advice fees from the superannuation...

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