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15/10/2019Nomination for ATO co-design groupWe are seeking expressions of interest in becoming a member of the Large APRA fund extract design working group.
15/10/2019Our upcoming system upgradesWe are undertaking a series of system improvements over the next six months. Plan ahead to minimise any impacts on your work processes.
15/10/2019Super and Employment Change NetworkA forum to share updates with the super industry on our super and employment change program of work.
14/10/2019ATO protecting honest Hobart businesses from the black economyThe Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is planning to visit around 300 small businesses on the eastern shores of Hobart during October and November as part of its efforts to tackle the black economy and protect honest businesses from unfair competition.
14/10/2019Illicit Tobacco Taskforce detects more than 262 tonnes of tobaccoAustralia’s new Illicit Tobacco Taskforce (ITTF) has detected and seized more than 262 tonnes of illicit tobacco, with an estimated excise value of more than $270 million, since it was established in July 2018.
14/10/2019Lodgment due date concessionsIf you think some of your clients may have missed out on your lodgment concession, wait until after 21 November to submit a deferral request.
14/10/2019Tax professionals conversations webcastsTax professionals conversations is our series of webcasts for the tax profession. Join the livestream sessions or watch recordings after the events to hear about various topics relevant to you, your practice and your clients.
11/10/2019ATO podcast - Tax inVoiceThe ATO's podcast Tax inVoice is the easy way to keep updated about the latest tax and super information, and how you can meet your obligations.
11/10/2019Contacting employers about late or under-paid SGWe want to improve community confidence that Australian workers are receiving their correct super guarantee (SG) entitlements, on time. If your employer clients are not meeting their obligations, we may contact them about SG lodgment or payment.
10/10/2019GST at settlement - a guide for purchasers and their representativesPurchasers of new residential premises or potential residential land are required to withhold an amount from the price of the supply for payment to the ATO.
10/10/2019GST at settlement - a guide for suppliers and their representativesSuppliers of new residential premises or potential residential land have certain tax obligations so they can receive their ATO GST property credits.
10/10/2019Individuals and sole tradersATO online services are a secure way for individuals and sole traders to access information and services for your tax and super affairs.
09/10/2019ATO consultation reportMonthly report on ATO consultation.
09/10/2019Applying the margin scheme correctlyMake sure your clients are eligible to use the margin scheme before they sell property, and that amendments to the law are applied correctly.
09/10/2019If you change your business structures, you may need to apply for a new ABNIf you are an individual, sole trader or in a partnership and changing your business structure you may need to cancel your ABN and apply for a new one.
09/10/2019Large private companies and corporate groups to lodge RTP schedules from 1 July 2020The expansion of the Reportable Tax Position (RTP) Schedule to include large private companies and corporate groups has been deferred until the 2020–21 financial year.
09/10/2019Planned consultationDetails of planned consultation and consultation we're considering.
09/10/2019Stay smart online to avoid cybercrimeIt's stay smart online week and we are encouraging you to protect your business from cyber security threats.
09/10/2019Stay smart online to avoid cybercrimeCybercrime costs the Australian economy over $1 billion every year. During Stay Smart Online week (7–13 October) reverse the threat of cybercrime and check your practice and clients are staying safe online.
08/10/2019Deferred expansion of the RTP ScheduleLarge private companies and corporate groups will be required to complete Reportable Tax Position (RTP) Schedules from 1 July 2020.
08/10/2019Extra time for new clientsYou can request additional time to lodge your client's overdue tax returns if you take on new clients, or re-engage previous clients. Find out how.
08/10/2019Property developer NDEC and NNDEC obligationsYour property developer clients who sell property to foreign investors using New Dwelling Exemption Certificates (NDEC) and Near-New Dwelling Exemption Certificates (NNDEC) need to report their sales to us every six months.
08/10/2019STP - are your clients on board?Small employers began transitioning to Single Touch Payroll (STP) from 1 July this year. We will soon be contacting small employers about STP. Find out how to know your clients' STP status and what to do next.
08/10/2019Statement of tax recordBusinesses and first tier subcontractors tendering for Commonwealth Government contracts over $4 million need a statement of tax record (STR).
07/10/2019ATO celebrates 20 year milestone of regulating self-managed superannuation fundsThe Australian Taxation Office (ATO) celebrates its 20th anniversary as the regulator of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) on Tuesday 8th October.
07/10/2019Super from your employerFind out how much super your employer should pay you, and when they must pay you super if you work for them temporarily overseas.
07/10/2019Super guarantee opt out for high income earners with multiple employersIn the 2018–19 Budget, the Australian Government announced that high income individuals with multiple employers will be able to apply to opt out of receiving super guarantee (SG) from some of their employers.
07/10/2019Working out if you have to pay superGenerally, if you pay an employee $450 or more (before tax) in a calendar month, you have to pay super guarantee (SG) on top of their wages.
04/10/2019ATO kicks off Stay Smart Online week as online tax fraudster heads to jailA man charged with 106 offences has been sentenced to five years jail today at the Brisbane District Court after it was found that he lodged 62 fraudulent income tax returns, attempting to obtain over $500,000 in refunds.
04/10/2019Exempt current pension incomeYou may be able to claim a tax exemption for exempt current pension income once your self-managed superannuation fund starts paying retirement phase income streams (commonly referred to as pensions).