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AUSKey Soon to be Cancelled – Are You Ready?

February 17th, 2020

In case you’ve missed it – the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will be retiring the AUSKey service on 27 March 2020, with a view to replacing it with myGovID and Relationship Authorisation Manager (RAM). This means if you’re currently using AUSKey to access the Business Portal, and you’re yet to sign up for MyGovID, youread more

Claiming Car-Related Expenses this Tax Season

June 14th, 2019

With tax time coming up very soon, many of us will be looking towards our tax returns and working out what we can claim for this financial year. A very common area people claim deductions in is car travel and other vehicle-related expenses. While there are many options available for things to claim, the Australianread more

The ATO’s rental property crackdown – a potential audit goldmine

May 10th, 2019

Do you own a rental property? Off the back of finding that the vast majority of rental property owners are making mistakes on their tax returns, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is now scrutinising related deductions closer than ever. This has led to the announcement of increased audit activity, in order to ensure ongoing complianceread more

Will the ATO be knocking on your door soon?

March 18th, 2019

Unannounced visitors might be a bit of an inconvenience so some, but for businesses there’s no guest less welcome than the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). While the ATO tends to keep workplace visits to a minimum, and target those that they know are doing the wrong thing, new benchmarking data for small businesses means theyread more

Single Touch Payroll – How to get your Small Business Ready

March 8th, 2019

Now that Parliament has passed legislation to extend the operation of Single Touch Payroll (STP), making it mandatory for all businesses (including micro employers, 1-4 employees) from 1 July 2019, there is no longer any doubt that every Australian business needs to be ready. From your accounting software to organising your employees’ information, there areread more

Your Superannuation: How might a change in government impact your nest egg?

February 6th, 2019

The next federal election is just around the corner, and if the opinion polls are anything to go by, it seems as if we’ll have a Labor government in power by May. With that in mind, let’s have a look at Labor’s proposed amendments to superannuation laws in the upcoming financial year. Non-concessional (after-tax) contributionsread more

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