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24/05/2019ATO hits the road in Northern Territory as part of black economy blitzAustralian Taxation Office (ATO) officers are hitting the road to visit small businesses in the Northern Territory (NT) in late May and early June as part of a nationwide crackdown on the black economy.
24/05/2019Advice under development - income tax issuesWe are developing advice and guidance on the following income tax issues.
24/05/2019Big picturesWe're sharing our big picture on how we work with and for taxpayers, the tax profession, and the superannuation industry.
24/05/2019Dealing with those who cheat the systemFind out how we protect honest businesses and the Australian economy by targeting tax crime.
24/05/2019Inactive low-balance super accountsSuper funds are required to transfer the balance of inactive low-balance accounts to us and, where possible, we'll proactively consolidate these into active super accounts.
24/05/2019Not-for-profits: the big pictureWe are making things easier for not-for-profits by improving help and advice products, delivering better online services, and providing tailored engagement.
24/05/2019Small business: the big pictureWe help small business understand their responsibilities and help them comply with the tax and super system through technology, communication and early engagement.
24/05/2019Tax professionals: the big pictureWe work with and for tax professionals to deliver the tax and super system. Find out how we're working with the tax profession.
23/05/2019ATO protecting Sunshine Coast Region businesses from the black economyThe Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will be visiting up to 400 small businesses in Maroochydore from early to mid-June as part of a nationwide crackdown on the black economy. The ATO is on the look-out for dishonest and criminal activity that the Black Economy Taskforce estimates as costing the community as much as $50 billion each year.
23/05/2019Low GST and PAYG withholding registration numbers trigger ATO business visits to Dandenong and RichmondThe Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will be visiting small businesses in Victoria from late May to early June as part of a nationwide crackdown on the black economy. Up to 700 small businesses in Dandenong and up to 500 businesses in Richmond can expect a knock on the door from the ATO.
23/05/2019March 2019 ATO impersonation scam reportThe March 2019 ATO impersonation scam report provides a snapshot of the scam intelligence we received and the mitigation strategies we employed this month.
22/05/2019Base Erosion and Profit ShiftingBase erosion and profit shifting is a tax avoidance strategy used by multinational companies to shift profits from high tax jurisdictions to ones that have low taxes.
22/05/2019Division 7A - LoansInformation about loans made by private companies to shareholders, and associates of shareholders, for the purposes of Division 7A of Part III of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936.
22/05/2019GST property decision toolThe GST property decision tool is an interactive tool. It will assist you to correctly treat and report GST on property-related transactions.
22/05/2019International Compliance Assurance Programme (ICAP)The ATO is participating in the International Compliance Assurance Programme (ICAP) launched by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
22/05/2019Record keeping for capital gains tax (CGT)If your clients invest in shares, property, or cryptocurrency, remind them to keep detailed records to help get their capital gains tax (CGT) right.
22/05/2019Super processing schedules: June - July 2019ATO superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedules for June and July 2019.
22/05/2019Updating activity statement notificationsOnline services for agents now allows you to choose or update where you and your clients want us to send their activity statement lodgment notifications.
22/05/2019What and when to reportWhat events must be reported in the event-based reporting framework for self-managed super funds (SMSFs) and when you need to report to us.
21/05/2019Common GST errors - importing or exportingThis fact sheet outlines some examples of common errors made by businesses who import or export goods and services in Australia.
21/05/2019Contributions splitting for membersYour members may be able to split certain contributions with their spouse, enabling them to boost their spouse's super savings with some of their own.
21/05/2019GST at settlementIf you are selling or buying new residential premises or potential residential land, you will need to comply with the GST at settlement process.
21/05/2019Helping Indigenous Australians reunite with their superReconciliation Week is 27 May - 3 June. Find out what we're doing to help Indigenous Australians reunite with their lost and unclaimed super.
21/05/2019Instant asset write-off increased and extendedChanges to the instant asset write-off means businesses with a turnover from $10 million to $50 million are now eligible.
21/05/2019Reportable tax positionsReportable tax positions may be used for large businesses.
21/05/2019Transfer balance cap - defined benefit income streamsHow the transfer balance cap rules apply to capped defined benefit income streams.
21/05/2019Valuation guidelines for self-managed super fundsThis guide helps self-managed superannuation fund trustees when valuing assets for superannuation purposes.
20/05/2019Carrying on a businessHere's a list of the documents and information we usually need to process a private ruling request or objection about whether you are carrying on a business.
20/05/2019Changes to ABN application processOur Australian business number (ABN) application process is changing as we continue to focus on ABN entitlement and ensure the integrity of the Australian Business Register.
20/05/2019Compare SMSFs with other super fundsComparison of the differences between SMSFs and other super funds.