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Upcoming ATO open forums for practitioners

As part of its ongoing engagement with tax practitioners, the ATO has announced some upcoming ATO open forums for practitioners. It will again be holding these open forums in a range of locations across Australia between September and December 2017. Open forums are an opportunity for tax practitioners to have an open two-way dialogue with

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Recently held ATO webinars

Topic Description Date Held           CPD Hours ATO’s Engagement with private groups – what this means for your practice and your clients Will Day, Deputy Commissioner, Private Groups and High Wealth Individuals and a panel of ATO experts covers topics including: our continuing focus on improving the client experience what attracts our attention emerging issues and

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ATO due dates October-November

Date Obligation 21 October Pay annual PAYG instalment notice (Form N). Lodge only if you vary the instalment amount or use the rate method to calculate the instalment. Lodge and pay quarter 1, 2017–18 PAYG instalment activity statement for head companies of consolidated groups. Lodge and pay September 2017 monthly activity statement. 28 October Lodge and pay quarter 1, 2017–18 activity statement if

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New ATO rulings, determinations, decisions and guides: October

The following key Taxation Rulings, Taxation Determinations, Interpretative Decisions and Law Companion Guides have recently been released: PCG 2016/16 Practical Compliance Guideline 2016/16 outlines the factors the Commissioner will consider when deciding whether to exercise the discretion to treat an interest in the income or capital of a trust as being a fixed entitlement.

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Upcoming TPB webinars in October

Topic Description Date and Time (Time in AEDT)           CPD Hours Confidentiality and conflicts – what to do! Understand your responsibilities under the Code of Professional Conduct for protecting client information and effectively managing conflicts of interest that may arise. Tuesday, 17 October 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm (AEDST)   1.0 Ready to renew your TPB registration?

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