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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, released just in time for the 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 is

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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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Tax Time 2016: The ATO releases more essential materials

The ATO has released the following Tax Time 2016 essential materials. More will be added as they are available. 2016 standard distribution statement: guidance notes for fund managers Standard distribution statement for use by managed funds to report tax information to resident individual investors for the 2016 income tax year. Includes guidance notes and sample

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