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Bitcoin Wrap-up — GST on bitcoin "stupid", Western Union mocked
Friday, 28 November 2014
Bitcoin price index has been up a little, down a little, up a little. A crypto-currency expert has roared down the Tax Office's guidance on bitcoin, and a US money courier has targeted a facebook user over a parody.
SMSF Roundup — Growth slows, Outflows beat inflows, Beware ‘free’ set-ups
Friday, 28 November 2014
The sector shows signs of slowing down, trustees explore different investment options, payment outflows overtake contribution inflows, and a warning about too-good-to-be-true 'free' set-up services.
Project DO IT: Time is running out
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The Tax Office has issued a final warning — taxpayers with undeclared offshore assets or income need to act now if they want to take advantage of an amnesty that runs out by December 19.
Students must improve their financial literacy: OECD
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
An OECD study found that around one in seven young teenagers are unable to make even simple decisions about everyday spending, with only one in 10 able to cope with more complex financial tasks.
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:
Market Watch – Staff high value, SMEs ‘resilient’, funding source, India and SME market
Friday, 21 November 2014
The importance of good staff to the well-being of SMEs, small business’s remarkable survival traits, start-up aims to fill the SME funding gap, is India a ripe market for Australian small enterprises?
Bitcoin Wrap-up — Value down again, hardware wallet, World Bank versus naysayers
Thursday, 20 November 2014
Bitcoin’s looking slightly run down this week. There’s a hardware wallet available now to digital currency users, reportedly created out of a desire for security without the cumbersome complexity associated with bitcoin and its variants.
 
Financial services takes over as Australia’s biggest industry
Thursday, 20 November 2014
Mining and manufacturing have been pushed aside as our nation’s largest and fastest growing industry sectors, and have been replaced by the financial services industry.
Business owners missing super contribution opportunities
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Business owners who are preparing for retirement may miss out on contributing additional amounts into superannuation, which many would be entitled to when selling up their business.
SMSF Roundup — Growth slows, Outflows beat inflows, Beware ‘free’ set-ups
Friday, 28 November 2014
The sector shows signs of slowing down, trustees explore different investment options, payment outflows overtake contribution inflows, and a warning about too-good-to-be-true 'free' set-up services.
Bitcoin Wrap-up — GST on bitcoin "stupid", Western Union mocked
Friday, 28 November 2014
Bitcoin price index has been up a little, down a little, up a little. A crypto-currency expert has roared down the Tax Office's guidance on bitcoin, and a US money courier has targeted a facebook user over a parody.
Project DO IT: Time is running out
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The Tax Office has issued a final warning — taxpayers with undeclared offshore assets or income need to act now if they want to take advantage of an amnesty that runs out by December 19.
Students must improve their financial literacy: OECD
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
An OECD study found that around one in seven young teenagers are unable to make even simple decisions about everyday spending, with only one in 10 able to cope with more complex financial tasks.