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05/06/2020Applying the turnover testATO information on how you can satisfy the fall in turnover test.
05/06/2020Boosting cash flow for monthly lodgersCash flow boosts may be available when you lodge your May 2020 monthly activity statement. Find out if you’re eligible.
05/06/2020Enrolment for JobKeeper Payment is still openYou can still enrol for the JobKeeper Payment if you and your employees meet the eligibility requirements.
05/06/2020Gifts and donationsYou can only claim a tax deduction for gifts or donations to organisations that have the status of deductible gift recipients (DGRs).
05/06/2020Granular data - level of detail requiredGuidance for tax agents on the level of information required to complete schedules for 2019–20 individual tax returns.
05/06/2020Instant asset write-off and the car limitEligibility has been expanded to include businesses with an aggregated turnover of less than $500 million. To be eligible your asset must be ready for use by 30 June 2020.
05/06/2020JobKeeper - timeline of content updatesA timeline of new and updated JobKeeper Payment information on ato.gov.au.
05/06/2020Open consultationYou can participate in our open consultation. We encourage you to have your say.
05/06/2020Support for not-for-profitsSupport available for not-for-profit organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
05/06/2020Tax essentialsUse our tax time essentials 2020 to make lodging your tax return fast, easy and free through myTax on myGov.
04/06/2020General interest charge (GIC) ratesUpdated to include general interest charge (GIC) rates announced for the first quarter of the 2020–21 income year.
04/06/2020GoodsYou may be able to claim a refund of the GST included in the price of goods but it depends on the nature of the goods.
04/06/2020How the ITCS worksThe amount you can claim depends on the package type you are entitled to. This is based on your place of origin – or the country, organisation, economic or cultural office you represent.
04/06/2020Income and deductions for ride-sourcingAll money earned from ride-sourcing activities is assessable income and must be reported in your tax return.
04/06/2020Motor vehiclesYou may be able to make a claim for the GST or LCT paid on vehicles.
04/06/2020Personal superannuation contribution deductionWe are writing to individuals who claimed a personal superannuation contribution deduction in their 2019 tax return and details of an acknowledged notice of intent has not been reported by their fund.
04/06/2020Personal superannuation contribution deduction for SMSFsWe recently wrote to individuals who claimed a personal superannuation contribution deduction in their 2019 tax return, and details of an acknowledged notice of intent had not also been reported by their fund.
04/06/2020ServicesYou may be eligible to claim for GST included in the price you paid for services for official use, but only if they are listed in your entitlement package.
04/06/2020Shortfall interest charge (SIC) ratesUpdated to include shortfall interest charge (SIC) rates announced for the first quarter of the 2020–21 income year.
03/06/2020Eligible employersIf you're eligible and want to start claiming the JobKeeper payment on behalf of employees, you need to start paying them at least $1,500 (before tax) per fortnight and continue to pay them salary and wages for as long as you keep claiming.
03/06/2020Instant asset write-off and the car limitBusinesses are asking how the IAWO applies to vehicles, so we’ve answered some common questions to help your business clients get it right.
03/06/2020JobKeeper guide - employers not reporting through STPA JobKeeper Payment summary for employers not reporting through STP.
03/06/2020JobKeeper guide - employers reporting through STPA JobKeeper payment guide for employers reporting through single touch payroll (STP).
03/06/2020JobKeeper guide - sole tradersATO JobKeeper guide for sole traders.
03/06/2020Protect against scamsWe are seeing a significant increase in Australians being targeted with COVID-19 scams, fraud attempts, deceptive emails and SMS scams.
03/06/2020Reporting Services Australia payments in 2019-20On 20 March 2020, the new JobSeeker payment was introduced, replacing a number of existing government income support payments. Find out how this affects how you report your clients' Services Australia income for the 2019-20 financial year.
03/06/2020Turnover test for universitiesHow do universities that are Table A providers within the meaning of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 satisfy the fall in turnover test.
02/06/2020CRT Alert 029/2020 - Coronavirus early release of super - data filesNotification to funds on the Coronavirus early release of super data files.
02/06/2020Extension of the transitional compliance approach to non-arm's length expenditureWe have released PCG 2020/5 which extends the transitional compliance approach to non-arm's length expenditure to include the 2020–21 income year.
02/06/2020Foreign exchange ratesList of daily, monthly and annual foreign exchange rates. Updated to include monthly rates from the Reserve Bank of Australia for May 2020.