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Why does tax reform, such as changes to GST, put heat into BBQ conversations?
Friday, 31 July 2015
If the talk at your next barbecue turns to tax reform, it’s a fair bet that the goods and services tax (GST) and plans for its reform will get a mention.
Why you need to disclose a business industry code for your tax return
Thursday, 30 July 2015
The Tax Office has re-released its business industry code (BIC) tool to help small businesses speed up their tax return lodgement.
Can training course fees provided to employees be deductible?
Thursday, 30 July 2015
Running a successful small business sometimes requires an upskilled team. Spotting employees for short-courses, seminars, one-day intensives or a bunch of 101s can be a worthwhile endeavour. 
Changing the makeup of a partnership through ‘reconstitution’
Thursday, 30 July 2015
Over time, or due to circumstances, the composition of a partnership can change, but there's no need to wind-up an old arrangement to form a new one.
Tax Office reviews discretionary trust distributions
Friday, 24 July 2015
The Tax Office recently completed a review of SMSF annual returns where distributions from a discretionary trust had been reported.
Client and tax agent portal issues: A fix is on the way
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
A concerning amount of Taxpayers Australia members have reached out to us this week, frustrated with the myGov site and its broken interplay with the Tax Agent portal.
Bill status update — 30 June 2015
Wednesday, 8 July 2015
Tax Office Rulings & Determinations - June 2015
Wednesday, 8 July 2015
Income tax, CGT small business concessions, and unpaid present entitlements form the crux of this month's rulings and determinations update.
Why does tax reform, such as changes to GST, put heat into BBQ conversations?
Friday, 31 July 2015
If the talk at your next barbecue turns to tax reform, it’s a fair bet that the goods and services tax (GST) and plans for its reform will get a mention.
Why you need to disclose a business industry code for your tax return
Thursday, 30 July 2015
The Tax Office has re-released its business industry code (BIC) tool to help small businesses speed up their tax return lodgement.
Can training course fees provided to employees be deductible?
Thursday, 30 July 2015
Running a successful small business sometimes requires an upskilled team. Spotting employees for short-courses, seminars, one-day intensives or a bunch of 101s can be a worthwhile endeavour. 
Changing the makeup of a partnership through ‘reconstitution’
Thursday, 30 July 2015
Over time, or due to circumstances, the composition of a partnership can change, but there's no need to wind-up an old arrangement to form a new one.
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.
The Tax Office is cracking down on
Thursday, 28 May 2015
Employees who make “unusually high” work-related expense claims are under increased watch from the Tax Office this year as part of a national overhaul.