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15/05/2019AMIT technical amendmentsThe amendments clarify the operation of the income tax law applying to managed investment trusts (MITs) and attribution managed investment trusts (AMITs).
15/05/2019Continued assistance for those affected by the North Queensland FloodsWe are continuing to support you if you have been affected by the North Queensland floods.
15/05/2019Single Touch Payroll: Changes to your EOFY reportingYour EOFY processes may have changed if you are reporting through STP.
14/05/2019Annual SMSF lodgments due 15 MayThe due date for many SMSF annual returns and annual transfer balance account reports (TBARs) is 15 May 2019. Find out more about what and when to lodge.
14/05/2019Our dashboards are changingYou can now see how Online services for agents and the tax and BAS agent portals are functioning on one dashboard. Check out our updated Online services for agents dashboard.
14/05/2019Protecting honest businessWe protect honest businesses and identify those who gain an unfair advantage by not meeting all their tax and superannuation obligations.
14/05/2019Reporting requirements when finalising an SMSF auditReporting contraventions is an important part of the SMSF audit process and should be done immediately after you form an opinion that a contravention has occurred, is occurring, or may occur.
14/05/2019STP and end of financial year changesSingle Touch Payroll (STP) has changed how your employer clients provide, and your employee clients access, end of financial year information.
14/05/2019Self-managed super funds: A statistical overview 2016-2017The annual overview of the self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) sector for 2016–17 provides key statistics and analysis. The data is collected from SMSF annual returns, SMSF registrations and auditor contravention reports.
14/05/2019SuperStream Reference Group key messagesInformation about the key topics discussed at the SuperStream Reference Group meeting.
13/05/2019AMIT technical amendmentsThe amendments clarify the operation of the income tax law applying to managed investment trusts (MITs) and attribution managed investment trusts (AMITs).
13/05/2019CRT Alert 029/2019 - Recent communication to fund trustees - planning for 30 June account balance reporting in MATSNotification of recent letters to fund trustees - planning for 30 June account balance reporting in member account transaction service.
13/05/2019CRT Alert 030/2019 - Recent trustee communication issued on protecting your super inactive low-balance accountsNotification of recent letters issued to fund trustees on protecting your super inactive low balance accounts.
13/05/2019End-of-year finalisation through Single Touch PayrollIf you are reporting through Single Touch Payroll (STP), your end-of-financial-year processes will be different.
13/05/2019Farewell to the ELSThe practitioner lodgment service (PLS) is now our main electronic lodgment channel with the electronic lodgment service (ELS) being retired on 18 April 2019.
13/05/2019Reminder: due dates for SMSF annual returns and TBARsFind out what you need to lodge and when, plus a reminder about independent auditor's reports.
10/05/2019Continued assistance for those affected by the North Queensland FloodsWe are continuing to support you if you have been affected by the North Queensland floods.
10/05/2019Open forumsOpen Forums provide an opportunity for you to have open, face-to-face discussions with us about matters affecting you, your clients and your practice.
09/05/2019PRRT updatesA summary of review activities and developments relating to the petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT).
09/05/2019Protecting Your Super - how the new law may affect SMSFsUnder the Protecting Your Super package, SMSFs may receive a rollover of consolidated unclaimed super money for members.
08/05/2019DGR status for Indigenous language organisationsWe have updated our deductible gift recipient (DGR) table to include entities that promote Indigenous languages.
08/05/2019Got a tax question? Try ATO CommunityBecome a member of the ATO Community to join in discussions on tax and super.
08/05/2019Single Touch Payroll exemptionsThere are certain exemptions for Single Touch Payroll (STP). This page includes information on the exemptions that may apply to certain employers.
08/05/2019Supporting not-for-profit organisationsWe've gathered data to highlight our biggest wins in supporting NFPs in the last financial year.
07/05/2019Black Economy increasing the integrity of the Commonwealth procurement processOn 8 May 2018, the Government announced that from 1 July 2019 businesses wanting to tender for Australian Government contracts over $4 million (including GST) will need a Statement of tax record (STR) from the ATO.
07/05/2019Do your clients have foreign income?With the global gig economy continuing to grow, make sure your clients declare all sources of foreign income in their tax return.
07/05/2019Supporting you with Online services for agentsWe have a range of support services to help you transition from the tax and BAS agent portals to Online services for agents.
06/05/2019Disqualified trustees registerView our Disqualified trustees register to check if a person has been disqualified because of past contraventions or if we've identified them not to be a 'fit and proper person'.
06/05/2019Exemption certificates for foreign investors of residential real estateYour foreign clients can apply for an exemption certificate if they propose to invest in Australian residential real estate. If approved, this exemption certificate will allow them to bid or make offers on multiple properties within a six-month period, provided they only proceed with purchasing one property.
06/05/2019Planned consultationDetails of planned consultation and consultation we're considering.