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  • ATO podcast – Tax inVoice

    We want tax and super to be as easy as it can be, so we're doing things a bit differently.

    Our podcast Tax inVoice is the easy way to keep updated about the latest tax and super information and how you can meet your obligations.

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    Episode 8 - Mental health support

    In this episode Assistant Commissioner Colin Walker talks to Patrice O'Brien from beyondblue and Tax professional Amanda Linton. They discuss the importance of recognising the signs and symptoms of mental health concerns, and the ways we can help support tax professionals and their clients through the tough times.

    Media: Mental health support
    http://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bd1bdiunjkpzy8External Link (Duration: 26:18)

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    Episode 7 – Talking tax for small business

    In this episode Assistant Commissioner Mathew Umina talks to Dr Craig Latham. Dr Latham is Deputy Ombudsman at the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman. They discuss their top tax tips for small business, preparing for tax time, and more.

    Media: Talking tax for small business
    http://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bd1bdiunemysmzExternal Link (Duration: 28:37)

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    Episode 6 – Single Touch Payroll: part two of two

    Single Touch Payroll reporting has started for employers with 20 or more employees. Assistant Commissioner John Shepherd talks to Michael Croker, Tax Australia Leader at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand about the journey ahead.

    Media: Single Touch Payroll: part two of two
    http://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bd1bdiun8zb9w8External Link (Duration: 13:13)

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    Episode 5 – Superannuation: the journey continues

    With the end of financial year and the due date for new reporting obligations nearing, it's important for trustees and self-managed super fund (SMSF) professionals to know what they need to report, and what they should look out for. Deputy Commissioner, James O'Halloran chats to John Maroney, CEO of the SMSF Association ahead of the financial year.

    Media: The journey continues
    http://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bd1bdiungpyr51External Link (Duration: 21:39)

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    Episode 4 – GST at settlement

    In this episode, Assistant Commissioner of Indirect Tax, Kelly Canavan talks to Andrew Howe, Director at Greenwoods and Herbert Smith Freehills and a member of the Property Council of Australia. They have a chat about the goods and services tax (GST) at settlement legislative measure, what you need to do to implement this change and how GST is collected on property transactions.

    Media: GST at settlement
    http://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bd1bdiunfcsg54External Link (Duration: 08:51)

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    Episode 3 – Work-related expenses: behind the scenes of an audit

    There’s been a lot of talk lately about our focus on work-related expenses, what people are claiming and whether many claims are legitimate. In this episode, Assistant Commissioner Adam Kendrick talks to Anthony Keane, personal finance writer at NewsCorp, about what raises a ‘red flag’ in our systems, what will happen if your return comes under our scrutiny this year, and how to get your claims right.

    Media: Episode 3 - Work-related expenses
    http://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bd1bdiunrrtzf5External Link (Duration: 14:55)

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    Episode 2 – Single Touch Payroll: part one of two

    In part one of this episode Assistant Commissioner John Shepherd talks to Michael Croker, Tax Australia Leader at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. They have a chat about Single Touch Payroll and how to get ready for the transition.

    Media: Episode 2 - Single Touch Payroll: part 1 of 2
    http://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bd1bdiund47b8eExternal Link (Duration: 13:12)

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    Episode 1 – Superannuation: the road ahead

    In this episode Deputy Commissioner of Superannuation James O’Halloran talks to Dr David Knox, Senior Partner at Mercer, and co-chair of the ATO’s Superannuation Industry Stewardship Group. They have a candid chat about the ATO’s perspective on how things have gone so far, the challenges and what lies ahead in 2018 for APRA funds.

    Media: Episode 1 - Superannuation: The road ahead
    http://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bd1bdiunn3oqirExternal Link (Duration:15:50) 

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    Last modified: 11 Oct 2018QC 54552