Tax gap for individuals

17 July 2018

You can work with us to reduce the tax gap for individuals not in business and ensure a level playing field for all. Help your clients understand their obligations and avoid common errors in claiming deductions this tax time.

Reporting BSWAT payments

16 July 2018

Your clients may claim a tax offset if they received a Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) payment. You must include additional information in their tax return so we can calculate their offset to reduce their tax.

Wine equalisation tax changes

16 July 2018

Wine equalisation tax (WET) changes are in full operation. Find out what we are doing to support your clients to make the changes and where you can find more information.

Using stock for private use

16 July 2018

Remember to ask your business clients if they use stock for private use. The value of this stock is part of their assessable income, and must be included on their tax return.

Save time with our myDeductions tool

9 July 2018

If you have clients with simple affairs looking for a quick and easy way to manage their records, let them know how the myDeductions tool can help them. It can also save you time.

The lower company tax rate

9 July 2018

The lower 27.5% tax rate continues to apply to base rate entities as defined under the current law. Find out how to complete your clients’ 2018 company tax returns correctly.

STP and payment summaries

3 July 2018

We are writing to employers who started reporting through Single Touch Payroll (STP) before 1 July 2018 about their employees' payment summaries. Some of these may be your clients.

Changes to how we apply penalty relief

3 July 2018

From 1 July 2018, we will not apply penalties to tax returns and activity statements if your eligible clients have made an inadvertent error by failing to take reasonable care or not having a reasonably arguable position.

Want your client's refund quickly?

25 June 2018

Electronic funds transfer is the fastest and most secure way for you or your client to receive their tax refund. Find out what you need to do.