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Avoiding common tax return errors: Tips from the ATO

While many may see recently issued ATO advice as re-stating the bleeding obvious, it does of course ring true when it says that lodging returns with incorrect or incomplete information will delay processing. Generally the processing of these incomplete returns will be stopped in order to verify or update details. Helpfully however, the ATO has

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ATO answers practitioners’ questions

Tax technical representatives of Tax & Super Australia recently attended an ATO open forum. The ATO stages these forums at locations around the country, and says the intent of these forums is to: hear directly from tax practitioners about matters affecting them, their practice and the broader tax professional community provide an opportunity to raise

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Changes to employee FBT declaration forms

With the due date for FBT returns prepared by tax agents looming (the deadline is June 25 if lodging electronically), the ATO has released updated versions of five employee declaration forms for the 2016-17 FBT year. Changes to employee FBT declaration forms These updated forms reflect changes to the FBT laws that took effect on

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