tax

ATO nominates the FBT issues that grind its gears

March 31 and the end of the FBT year is around the corner, so to help practitioners get things right for their clients, the ATO has made public the fringe benefits tax issues that attract its attention. Broadly (not just in relation to FBT), it says the following behaviours and characteristics tend to raise a

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Perth tax updates for 2018

The Perth tax update seminars are exclusive to Perth, and will keep you abreast of the practical implications of developments in key areas. Presented by TaxBanter, these sessions focus on the practical issues faced by advisers and how they will affect you and your clients. Each session covers: Recent taxation cases (including AATA, Federal Court

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The superannuation clearing house service to join other ATO online services

The Small Business Superannuation Clearing House will join existing ATO online services in mid-to-late February 2018. The ATO says its online services gives access to a range of tax and super services with one logon, including lodging activity statements and updating your business registration details. The current super clearing house service will still be available

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Stay alert for scams and fraud

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is committed to educating taxpayers on how to protect themselves against tax scams and identity theft. It says that up to the end of June in 2017, $2.7 million was handed over to fraudsters, with about 2,500 individuals providing some sort of personal information to scammers, including tax file numbers.

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