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A successful SMSF wind up depends on having the right documents
Friday, 27 May 2016
When trustees have made the decision that an SMSF is no longer appropriate for their circumstances, it's important to ensure the fund is wound up correctly.
ATO warns on tax tricks that will get you in trouble
Thursday, 26 May 2016
The ATO is warning that each year, tax avoidance arrangements that are aggressive towards the tax system are promoted to taxpayers. And this year is no different.
Travel allowances: "No special rules" for pollies says Taxation Commissioner
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan says: “Any taxpayer who has had to travel overnight for work is entitled to deduct the costs of meals and accommodation under our tax laws."
Rental property owner claims: ATO focus on “initial repairs”
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
The ATO is focusing on claims that investment property owners make for repairs to rental residences that it deems to in fact be “improvements”.  
SMSF administrators: Here are some ATO forms you may need
Monday, 23 May 2016
Administrators of SMSFs and trustees may find that occasionally a particular form is needed, so rather than have you searching the vast labyrinth of the ATO’s website, we thought it helpful to list some here.
A successful SMSF wind up depends on having the right documents
Friday, 27 May 2016
When trustees have made the decision that an SMSF is no longer appropriate for their circumstances, it's important to ensure the fund is wound up correctly.
ATO warns on tax tricks that will get you in trouble
Thursday, 26 May 2016
The ATO is warning that each year, tax avoidance arrangements that are aggressive towards the tax system are promoted to taxpayers. And this year is no different.
Travel allowances: "No special rules" for pollies says Taxation Commissioner
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan says: “Any taxpayer who has had to travel overnight for work is entitled to deduct the costs of meals and accommodation under our tax laws."
Rental property owner claims: ATO focus on “initial repairs”
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
The ATO is focusing on claims that investment property owners make for repairs to rental residences that it deems to in fact be “improvements”.  
SMSF administrators: Here are some ATO forms you may need
Monday, 23 May 2016
Administrators of SMSFs and trustees may find that occasionally a particular form is needed, so rather than have you searching the vast labyrinth of the ATO’s website, we thought it helpful to list some here.
A successful SMSF wind up depends on having the right documents
Friday, 27 May 2016
When trustees have made the decision that an SMSF is no longer appropriate for their circumstances, it's important to ensure the fund is wound up correctly.
ATO warns on tax tricks that will get you in trouble
Thursday, 26 May 2016
The ATO is warning that each year, tax avoidance arrangements that are aggressive towards the tax system are promoted to taxpayers. And this year is no different.
Travel allowances: "No special rules" for pollies says Taxation Commissioner
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan says: “Any taxpayer who has had to travel overnight for work is entitled to deduct the costs of meals and accommodation under our tax laws."
Rental property owner claims: ATO focus on “initial repairs”
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
The ATO is focusing on claims that investment property owners make for repairs to rental residences that it deems to in fact be “improvements”.  
SMSF administrators: Here are some ATO forms you may need
Monday, 23 May 2016
Administrators of SMSFs and trustees may find that occasionally a particular form is needed, so rather than have you searching the vast labyrinth of the ATO’s website, we thought it helpful to list some here.
Should I use a BAS agent, accountant, or tax agent?
Wednesday, 14 October 2015
Running a successful start-up often comes down to knowing when to call for help. Getting the right help means getting things done the right way quickly, and when it comes to tax, it pays to be swift and accurate. So what kind of professional should you go with?
Four rental property deductions under scrutiny this tax season
Tuesday, 4 August 2015
This tax time the Tax Office is specially targeting excessive or inappropriate deductions made by rental property owners. Don't get caught out.
The quick and easy way to keep track of your deductions — all year
Monday, 20 July 2015
The Tax Office has released a new app to help individuals record and manage income tax and work-related expense deductions over an annual period.
Imagine Australian taxpayers as a village of 100 people
Monday, 22 June 2015
To put some colour into otherwise dreary data, the Tax Office’s statisticians decided to condense all the information they have on us and present this in terms of an imaginary small village made up of 100 people.
Get help with SuperStream with these free Tax Office webinars
Friday, 12 June 2015
Accountants, agents and bookkeepers helping their clients migrate toward the Tax Office’s automated SuperStream system have a series of webinars to explain the process.