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How does your practice compare?

  A benchmarking service for the Australian accounting profession since 2001, the Good Bad Ugly report offers an annual snapshot, or “state of the nation”, for accounting practices. Its 2017 paper offers data on several key performance indicators (the 2018 data has been collected but has not yet been released as a complete report). Good

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Investment guidance, forms, explanations

  Use the links provided to find out more about investing, and find out more about the ATO’s investor’s tax planning tips. Tax planning in general Tax advice website for investors  The ATO’s tax planning website, designed to help investors and tax agents make informed investment decisions. Features a checklist of what to look for

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Apportioning GST annually for business and private purchases

  The general case regarding GST credits is that business owners can claim input tax credits relating to eligible business expenses when you lodge your business activity statement (BAS), which may be monthly or quarterly. However it is not unusual for business owners to occasionally make purchases that contain a private use component. Where expenses

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