tax

NALI concerns allayed for practitioners who DIY super

  The same piece of legislation that introduced a 12-month SG amnesty also clears up one small area of concern for accountants and other practitioners who are also members/trustees of their own SMSF. The legislation, Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation Measures No 1) Bill 2018 (read it here) covers the amnesty but also deals with

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Clients hiring or firing? Tax tools, forms, and other template letters

Tax tools, forms, and other template letters The following may be helpful for your clients’ dealings with their employees, especially when hiring staff and managing employees once they are on-board. There are also template letters for use when terminating employment. PAYG withholding tables Tax withheld calculator (for employers and other withholding payers) Regular payments Tax

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GIC and SIC rates change

The ATO has advised that the general interest charge (GIC) rate and shortfall interest charge (SIC) rate, for the April-June quarter of the 2017-18 income tax year, are as follows: GIC and SIC rates change GIC annual rate is 8.77% GIC daily compounding rate is 0.02402740%. SIC annual rate is 4.77% SIC daily compounding rate

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Your franchise clients and their tax

  If you have a client who asks about taking up a franchise, one of the first things to impart to them would be to point out that the federal Franchising Code of Conduct (download it here) is the primary piece of legislation covering the franchising area. It imposes strict obligations on franchisors to make

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