14
NOV
Rental property deductions: what can I claim?
Did you know that a random audit by the ATO last year revealed nine out of ten rental property owners made a mistake with their rental deductions?

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18
SEPT
SMSFs: ATO to check on investment strategy compliance
Over 17,000 SMSFs that are heavily invested in one asset class will soon receive a “please explain” from the ATO to check whether they can justify their diversification risk.

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03
SEPT
Too Smart To Be Scammed
Scammers are becoming more sophisticated in their attempts to trick people into paying money or providing personal information.

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12
AUG
Catch-up Concessional Contributions
As part of the latest superannuation reforms, from 1 July 2018 individuals are able to make 'carry-forward' concessional super contributions if their Total Superannuation Balance is less than $500,000 on the previous 30 June.

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30
JUL
Government extends the instant asset write-off
The government has legislated and extended the temporary arrangement for a further year until 30 June 2020.

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04
JUL
Getting your small business ready for STP reporting
From 1 July 2019, Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting will become mandatory for all employers.

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10
APR
ATO impersonation scams on the rise
The ATO has recently warned taxpayers to be alert to malicious scammers who are using increasingly sophisticated methods and technology to impersonate the ATO.

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21
MAR
Victorian 2019 Land Tax Assessments – higher than expected?
The Victorian State Revenue Office (SRO) is currently issuing land tax assessments for the 2019 land tax year.

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21
JAN
PAYG withholding: new penalties for non-compliance
To reduce business activity that takes place “under the radar” of the tax system, new laws commencing on 1 July 2019 will prevent businesses from claiming deductions for payments to employees and certain contractors if they fail to comply with their pay-as-you-go (PAYG) withholding and reporting obligations.

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20
NOV
FBT on work Christmas parties and gifts
With Christmas fast approaching, the ATO has reminded employers and business owners about the potential FBT implications of providing office Christmas parties and gifts to employees.

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