tax

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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Using the small business benchmarks

The ATO has a database of “small business benchmarks” against which it compares lodged information. But business owners can also benefit by using the small business benchmarks to compare their own performance. Using small business benchmarks It says the small business benchmarks: are calculated from income tax returns and activity statements from more than 1.3 million

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Exciting new initiatives at Tax & Super Australia

As 2017 draws to a close, now is a great time to reflect on some of the exciting initiatives that Tax & Super Australia has recently launched for its members. We are committed to listening to our members’ feedback and developing resources and solutions that address their needs. New breakfast discussion groups We are excited

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Useful tax calculators — (bookmark this!)

The following are useful tax calculators that we have sourced for you. They mostly come from the Tax Office, but also other government agencies. Now you don’t have to sort through endless webpages to find the right calculator or tool. A simple income tax calculator Tax & You Do I need to lodge a tax

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