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New areas and items covered by Tax Time 2016 pre-filling service

The ATO advices that use of the pre-filling service will ensure that information provided by your clients is cross-checked with data that it already holds. This is one way to help ensure the accuracy of returns. But there are also new areas and items covered by Tax Time 2016 pre-filling service. New items covered Tax

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Tax time = prime time for scams

The ATO is reminding taxpayers that tax time = prime time for scams, and to be on the lookout for tax-related scams during Tax Time 2016. It points out that fraudulent activity surrounding tax is on the increase, noting that in 2015 almost 87,000 phone and email scams were reported to the ATO, which it

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Cash economy: The taxman has his own idea about “living expenses”

The ramifications of Australia’s “cash economy” is a pebble in the ATO’s shoe that it is constantly looking to dislodge. And the taxman has his own idea about what constitutes “living expenses”. Cash economy taxman idea living expenses. One of the tools that it has developed to achieve this is a set of guidelines looking

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Take heart: 78% of Aussies love their accountant

A new survey from online services marketplace ServiceSeeking.com.au, released just in time for the 2016 tax season, shows that nearly 80% of Australian taxpayers outsource their tax return. The data also revealed that 51% are happy with the amount of tax they pay and the cheapest month for your clients to have their return completed

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Taxpayers Australia becomes Tax & Super Australia

Keeping up with the rapidly changing tax and super landscape To reflect our changing focus over time, Taxpayers Australia Ltd is now Tax & Super Australia. We are more dedicated than ever in our efforts to support and empower tax and super professionals. After an extensive re-branding exercise, we’ve developed a new visual identity. The

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