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20/09/2019Have you used the margin scheme correctly?Familiarise yourself with the margin scheme before selling property, to determine your eligibility to use the scheme and ensure the law is applied correctly.
20/09/2019SMSF measures awaiting royal assentTreasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation Measures No.1) Bill 2019 was passed by parliament on 19 September. Find out what this means for your SMSF.
20/09/2019Serious Financial Crime TaskforceThe Serious Financial Crime Taskforce (SFCT) is a joint-agency taskforce dedicated to tackling the most serious and complex financial crime.
20/09/2019Superannuation Administration GroupThe Superannuation Administration Group identifies and resolves administrative matters impacting the superannuation system.
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.