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Tax & Super Australia is about to celebrate 100 years

  In May 1919, a group of businessmen formed an association in Melbourne, which at the time was Australia’s capital city and the seat of government. The Great War had ended only six months before, but the citizens were concerned that the government of the day had yet to take action to fulfil its promise

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Single Touch Payroll guidance for your small business clients

  Your smaller employer clients will soon be asking (if they haven’t already) for information and guidance on transitioning to the new way to report tax and superannuation information to the ATO — Single Touch Payroll (STP). Once an employer starts reporting through STP-enabled payroll software they will be sending tax and super information to

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Upcoming ATO open forums for practitioners: March to June 2019

  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 March and June 2019. Open forums are an opportunity for tax practitioners to have an open two-way dialogue

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Single Touch Payroll on the horizon — for all

  With Single Touch Payroll (STP) set to become mandatory for all employers in a matter of months, practitioners may find some small business clients have a few questions. Here are the latest developments. As has been reported here before, STP is the government initiative aimed at streamlining employer payroll reporting obligations. The STP regime

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Div 165: The GST regime’s Part IVA

  Division 165 of the GST Act contains anti-avoidance provisions in respect of GST that are similar to those available for income tax purposes. The Division 165 rules are designed to deter schemes that would produce benefits by reducing GST payable, increasing refunds, or altering the timing of payment of GST or refunds, and are

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