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Big banks accused of winning business super funds through incentives
Friday, 6 March 2015
Australian’s big banks are being accused of coercing businesses to change the default superannuation fund coverage provided to their employees by offering special incentives.
Intergenerational Report hints at superannuation tax changes
Thursday, 5 March 2015
Clearly the government wants to tackle the ‘generosity’ of the super system, but also a reliance on bracket creep from personal income taxes should not be used as the sole approach in solving fiscal issues.
Excess super contribution tax amendments pass
Thursday, 5 March 2015
The Parliament has passed the latest amendments to the superannuation excess contribution tax (ECT), implementing the final piece of legislation to reform the unpopular tax.
Intergenerational Report: Labour-force participation matters, not age, says lobby group
Thursday, 5 March 2015
Is the economic potential of older people being ignored by the latest Intergenerational Report, and is it an approach perpetuates unhelpful stereotypes of older people?
Tax agents: You could be about to get a letter from the ATO on your "very high wealth" clients
Thursday, 30 October 2014
The Tax Office is about to embark on a letter campaign targeting tax professionals with very "high wealth" clients. However tax agents will still have an oppotrunity to confirm or otherwise this assesment.
Tax Office publications released
Thursday, 16 October 2014
The following Tax Office publications have been released:
Update from the Tax Practitioners Board
Thursday, 16 October 2014
The following updates have been released:
Tax Rulings, Determinations and Interpretative Decisions
Thursday, 16 October 2014
The following Taxation Rulings and Determinations have been released:
‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help you’
Thursday, 26 February 2015
No really, the above headline isn’t having a lend — small business owners really can get some guidance from a tool provided by the business.gov.au website.
Small business wants child care, health out of FBT net
Thursday, 26 February 2015
Small business representative groups have made several representations to the government to remove fringe benefits tax (FBT) on child care and health services.
Single Touch Payroll tool implementation: Your feedback is invited
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
The Tax Office has announced the commencement of a consultation process with business owners in order to iron out potential problems with Single Touch Payroll before it is implemented.
Higher GST rate may benefit businesses, households: CPA
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
CPA Australia proposes that a higher GST rate is just the thing needed to bring about tax cuts and higher household incomes for Australians.
Internet still only reaches the minority of people: Report
Thursday, 5 March 2015
More than half of the world’s population have never been on the internet, a new report has found, despite expectations 2015 will see three billion online.
Introducing our new CEO, Moti Kshirsagar
Wednesday, 4 March 2015
Taxpayers Australia Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Moti Kshirsagar as Chief Executive Officer.
Your ‘lost’ super could be costing you money
Monday, 23 February 2015
According to new figures released by the Tax Office, 45% of working Australians have more than one super account, and many are not even aware they have these extra, or “lost”, accounts.
SMSF pre-retirees will struggle to meet goals without equities, say advisers
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Advisers to the SMSF market now say that not only do pre-retirees need to have a far larger nest egg than ever before, they also need to take more risk to achieve it.