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22/02/2019ATO consultation arrangements reportMonthly report on ATO consultation arrangements for December 2018 - January 2019
22/02/2019ATO podcast - Tax inVoiceThe ATO's podcast Tax inVoice is the easy way to keep in touch about the latest tax and super information and how you can meet your obligations.
22/02/2019CRT Alert 014/2019 - Section 20C notice - former temporary residentNotification we are issuing Section 20C notices for the period 1 July to 31 December 2018 with a due date of 30 April 2019.
22/02/2019E-invoicingE-invoicing is a key step in digitising small business and improving the ways Australians do business in Australia, across the Tasman and globally.
22/02/2019Handy tips for completing FHSS release authoritiesThese handy tips will help ensure a smooth process for funds and members.
22/02/2019Multilateral InstrumentThe Multilateral Instrument swiftly modifies tax treaties to better address multinational tax avoidance and better resolve tax disputes.
22/02/2019Streamlined Assurance Reviews for large APRA-regulated super fundsAs part of our Justified Trust – Top 1000 Tax Performance Program, we have started streamlined assurance reviews of large APRA-regulated superannuation funds.
22/02/2019Streamlined assurance reviews for large APRA-regulated super fundsAs part of our Top 1000 Tax Performance Program we have started streamlined assurance reviews of APRA-regulated super funds.
22/02/2019Super processing schedules: February - March 2019ATO superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedules for February and March 2019.
21/02/2019Perth Accountant sent to jail for tax fraudA 33-year-old Perth Certified Practising Accountant was today sentenced in the Perth District Court to four years’ jail for tax fraud, after being convicted of obtaining and attempting to obtain over $250,000 in total from his clients and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
19/02/2019Changes to when the Notice of compliance issuesFrom early March 2019, newly registered SMSFs will show as 'Complying' on Super Fund Lookup (SFLU) shortly after registration.
19/02/2019Lodgment deferral tipsFollow these tips to ensure deferral requests for your clients are processed without delay.
19/02/2019News and alertsKeep up to date with the latest news for SMSF trustees and professionals. Be the first to know by subscribing to the super area of our website and to our email newsletter.
19/02/2019SRF711.0 quarterly reportSuperStream Benchmarking Report quarterly report: Status and trends in contributions processing by superannuation entities (1 July 2018 – 30 September 2018).
19/02/2019STP for small employersParliament has approved legislation to extend Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting to include all small employers from 1 July 2019. Find out about our webcast on 5 March and the resources available on STP.
15/02/2019Matters under consultationMatters we are consulting the community on, including their current status and purpose, who we are consulting, and when they are expected to be completed.
15/02/2019Trusts and foreign resident beneficiaries webinar recording now availableOur webinar on trusts and foreign resident beneficiaries held 1 February 2019 covered a range of important topics, and is now available.
14/02/2019ATO committed to mental health support for small businessThe ATO understands that the pressure of meeting tax and super obligations can contribute to mental health issues for small business owners and offers a range of support to businesses who are struggling.
14/02/2019Detecting offshore tax evasionWe share intelligence with national tax agencies and domestic partners to detect and counteract the threat tax crime poses to our economy and community.
14/02/2019E-invoicingE-invoicing is a key step in digitising small business and improving the ways Australians do business in Australia, across the Tasman and globally.
14/02/2019Small Business Stewardship Group minutes 22 November 2018Minutes from the Small Business Stewardhsip Group meeting held on 22 November 2018.
13/02/2019Ancillary fund return instructions 2018Only ancillary funds that are not registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), should complete the Ancillary fund return 2018 (NAT 73640).
13/02/2019Tax assistance for Townsville floodsIf floods are affecting you or your clients in Townsville and surrounds, we can assist. Read about how we will help you manage your lodgment program and other ways we will support you and your clients.
13/02/2019Transition to Single Touch Payroll for small employersParliament has now passed legislation to extend Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting to include all small employers (those with fewer than 20 employees) from 1 July 2019. STP is pay day reporting by employers to the ATO as it happens, this reporting having started on 1 July 2018 for large employers (20 or more employees).
12/02/2019$2.7 billion protected from the black economyThe taxable payments reporting system (TPRS) protected $2.7 billion from being lost to the black economy in the building and construction industry in the 2015-16 financial year.
12/02/2019ATO-held superATO-held super includes amounts paid to us by employers, super funds, retirement savings accounts or the government on your behalf that needs to go into your super. If your super fund can't contact you or we are unable to find an account to transfer the money to, we will hold it for you.
12/02/2019CRT Alert 012/2019 - We’re contacting your members about claiming personal super contributions deductionsNotification that we are contacting members about claiming personal super contributions deductions.
12/02/2019CRT Alert 013/2019 - Important compliance reminders for MATS and MAASNotification of letters sent to trustees to remind them of important compliance dates for MATS and MAAS.
12/02/2019Data leaksInformation that assists with our investigations comes from different sources like anonymous reports made online, phone calls, digital files and data leaks.
12/02/2019Join our live webcast - 19 FebruaryOur next live Tax professionals conversations webcast is on Tuesday 19 February 2019. Join us to hear about what's in store for 2019, including our rollout of Online services for agents.