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24/02/20172014-15 SMSF Statistical Overview available nowWe have released Self-managed superannuation funds – A statistical overview 2014–15. The overview provides high-level observations and commentary on 2014–15 statistics.
24/02/2017ATO Digital StrategyDescribes how the ATO will use digital services in the administration of tax and superannuation in Australia.
24/02/2017Change to concessional (pre-tax) contributions capFrom 1 July 2017, the government will lower the annual concessional contributions cap to $25,000 for all individuals.
24/02/2017Change to non-concessional (after-tax) contributions capFrom 1 July 2017, the government will reduce the annual non-concessional (after-tax) contribution cap from $180,000 to $100,000 per year.
24/02/2017Commissioner's statement on recent coverage of ATO enterprise agreement negotiationsCommissioner of Taxation, Chris Jordan AO corrects the record following recent coverage of ATO enterprise agreement negotiations.
24/02/2017New public advice and guidance videosWe are changing how we produce, communicate and deliver public advice and guidance. Read more on how these changes will benefit you and your clients.
24/02/2017New transfer balance cap for pension phase accountsFrom 1 July 2017, the government will introduce a $1.6 million cap on the total amount that can be transferred into the tax-free retirement phase for account-based pensions.
24/02/2017Transfer balance cap and death benefitsExplanatory information relating to transfer balance cap and death benefits.
23/02/2017Attention Firefox AUSkey usersThe upcoming version of Mozilla Firefox (version 52) does not support AUSkey. To continue using AUSkey, users will need to download the Firefox browser extension or use an alternative browser.
23/02/2017Transitional CGT reliefProvides information about the law companion guide on capital gains tax relief.
23/02/2017Working holiday makersOverview of the tax for working holiday makers.
22/02/2017New tax incentives for early stage investorsOn 5 May 2016, the Tax Laws Amendment (Tax Incentives for Innovation) Act 2016, which includes new tax incentives for early stage investors, received royal assent. The legislation applies from 1 July 2016.
21/02/2017Change to spouse tax offsetFrom 1 July 2017, the current 18% tax offset of up to $540 will be available for any individual, whether married or de facto, contributing to a recipient spouse whose income is up to $40,000.
21/02/2017Incorrect R&D claims in the ATO's sightsThe Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) are continuing their joint efforts to curb the incorrect use of the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentive program with the release of a further two taxpayer alerts.
21/02/2017Keep your client list up to dateOccasionally we need to talk to a client's authorised contact, so it's important your client list is up to date on our records.
21/02/2017Lodge your SMSF annual returnInforming SMSF trustees of regulatory obligations relating to the lodgment of SMSF annual returns.
21/02/2017Tax rules to change for temporary working holiday makersThe Government has announced changes to the way that working holiday makers in Australia will be taxed.
20/02/2017Advice under development programWe develop public advice and guidance to assist taxpayers to understand their obligations and be aware of their rights and entitlements.
20/02/2017GST on low value imported goodsThe Government announced that GST will be extended to low value imported goods by consumers in Australia from 1 July 2017.
20/02/2017Guiding you through the super changesAustralia’s super system is changing. Find out what you can do to prepare.
20/02/2017Help for NFP administratorsIf you’re the administrator of a not-for-profit (NFP) organisation, there are a few things you should know about tax and super that we can help explain.
20/02/2017Navigating the New Measures: how the ATO is respondingA speech provided by Deputy Commissioner, Superannuation James O'Halloran.
20/02/2017Non-Profit News Service - BAS due for quarter twoIf your NFP organisation submits its business activity statements (BAS) quarterly, your statement for quarter two (October, November and December) is due on Tuesday 28 February.
20/02/2017Project RefreshProject Refresh is an ATO initiative to modernise the ATO database.
20/02/2017Project Refresh completed issuesThe following pages display a list of rulings updated or withdrawn through Project Refresh.
20/02/2017Project Refresh rewrites - completedThis page will display a list of rulings rewritten through Project Refresh.
20/02/2017Project refresh updates - completedThis page will display a list of rulings updated through Project Refresh.
20/02/2017Project refresh withdrawals - completedThis page will display a list of rulings withdrawn through Project Refresh.
20/02/2017Public advice and guidance - completed issuesThe following pages provide a listing of completed public advice and guidance issues.