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19/09/2019First Home Super Saver SchemeThe First home super saver (FHSS) scheme allows people to save money for their first home inside their superannuation fund.
19/09/2019Tax Integrity - enhancing the integrity of concessions in relation to partnershipsOn 8 May 2018, the Government announced that partners in partnerships who alienate their income by creating, assigning or otherwise dealing in rights to the future income of a partnership will no longer be able to access the small business CGT concessions in relation to these rights.
18/09/2019Changes to how you notify us of your SMSF detailsThe way you need to advise us of your SMSF's financial institution account (FIA) or electronic service address (ESA) has changed.
18/09/2019Do your clients have rental properties?If your clients own a residential rental property, remind them they are not able to claim deductions for the cost of travel to and from their property.
18/09/2019Employee share trust TD 2019/D8 open for public consultationWe are consulting on draft Taxation Determination TD 2019/D8 which clarifies the requirements that must be met by a trust to qualify as an employee share trust for an employee share scheme.
18/09/2019GST changes for offshore suppliers of Australian accommodationFrom 1 July 2019, suppliers of Australian commercial accommodation must include GST in their sales if they meet the GST threshold.
18/09/2019GST changes for offshore suppliers of Australian accommodationFrom 1 July 2019, suppliers of Australian commercial accommodation must include GST in their sales if they meet the GST threshold.
18/09/2019More information for SMSF trustees on investment diversificationClarification of our communications to some SMSF trustees and their auditors about lack of investment diversification.
18/09/2019Taxable payments annual reportSome businesses and government entities need to report the total payments they make to contractors each year on the Taxable payments annual report (TPAR).
18/09/2019Taxation Ruling TR 2019/4Taxation Ruling TR 2019/4: Income tax: capital allowances: expenditure incurred by a service provider in collecting and processing multi-client seismic data.
18/09/2019We want to hear from super fund employeesWe're seeking feedback on how we can improve our service by asking you to complete a brief survey, open till 2 October 2019.
18/09/2019Your fund status will change if SMSF annual returns are lateEffective 1 October 2019, SMSFs more than two weeks overdue on any annual return lodgment will have their status changed on Super Fund Lookup.
17/09/2019Open consultationYou can participate in our open consultation. We encourage you to have your say.
17/09/2019Property developer's house of cards condemnedA 65-year-old property developer from Glen Waverley was sentenced yesterday in the County Court of Victoria to 6 years and 9 months in jail for tax fraud.
16/09/2019Consultation on the proposed expansion of the estimates regime to counter illegal phoenix behaviourProvide your feedback on our draft Practical Compliance Guideline (PCG) on the extension of the estimates regime to goods and services tax (GST), luxury car tax (LCT) and wine equalisation Tax (WET).
16/09/2019Electronic service addressTo receive SuperStream data your SMSF needs to provide your employer with its bank details and an electronic service address (alias), which you can get from an SMSF messaging provider.
16/09/2019GST on sales of Australian accommodation by offshore sellersOffshore sellers of Australian commercial accommodation need to register for Australian goods and services tax (GST).
16/09/2019Key changesInformation about key features available in Online services for agents.
16/09/2019Notify us of changesFind out how to make changes to your self-managed super fund (SMSF), including a change in trustees, directors of the corporate trustee, members, contact details or address, and fund status.
16/09/2019Online services - super for individualsYou can manage your super using ATO online services for individuals.
16/09/2019Online services for agents user guideThis user guide complements the Help available section in Online services for agents. Find out how to use the functions available to you.
13/09/2019ATO consultation arrangements reportMonthly report on ATO consultation arrangements for July 2019
13/09/2019Super processing schedules: October - November 2019ATO superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedules for October and November 2019.
12/09/2019Planned consultationDetails of planned consultation and consultation we're considering.
12/09/2019Reflections on being a large market tax adviserSecond Commissioner Jeremy Hirschhorn delivered this paper to large market tax advisory firms during July-September 2019.
12/09/2019Superannuation - a system in transitionSenior ATO executives spoke on 'Superannuation: a system in transition' at the recent Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia National Policy Roadshow. Read what they had to say.
11/09/2019ATO Online Superannuation Screens Communications Working GroupATO Online Superannuation Screens Communications Working Group is the key forum for members to share, discuss and shape the superannuation screen on ATO Online.
11/09/2019Advice under development - administration issuesWe are developing advice and guidance on the following administration issues.
11/09/2019CRT Alert 044/2019 - Processing First home super saver (FHSS) release authoritiesFunds need to review their processes regarding First home super saver release authorities to ensure they’re meeting their obligations.
11/09/2019Fake car salesmans GST scheme runs out of gasA Queenslander has today been sentenced in the Hervey Bay District Court to 3 years jail for GST fraud, claiming refunds he wasn’t entitled to.