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17/11/2017Consolidations - Project RefreshWe are consolidating the following rulings under Project Refresh.
17/11/2017Data matchingWe receive data from a range of sources, including banks, financial institutions and other government agencies. We validate this data and match it against our own information to identify where people and businesses may not be reporting all their income.
17/11/2017Help and informationHelpful resources about low value imported goods and Australian GST.
16/11/20172017 completed issuesThis page will display a list of completed public advice and guidance issues for the 2017 year.
16/11/2017ATO warns SMSF trustees to be wary of risky retirement planning arrangementsThe Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is warning self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees and retirees about the risks of some emerging retirement planning arrangements that they may consider, or be approached about.
16/11/2017Advice under development - FBT issuesWe are developing advice and guidance on the following FBT issue.
16/11/2017Advice under development - GST issuesWe are developing advice and guidance on the following GST issues.
16/11/2017Advice under development - capital gains tax issuesWe are developing advice and guidance on the following capital gains tax issues.
16/11/2017Advice under development - excise issuesWe are not developing advice and guidance currently on excise issues.
16/11/2017Advice under development - income tax issuesWe are developing advice and guidance on the following income tax issues.
16/11/2017Advice under development - international issuesWe are developing advice and guidance on the following international issues.
16/11/2017Advice under development - petroleum resource rent tax issuesWe are developing advice and guidance on the following petroleum resource rent tax issues.
16/11/2017Consultation on public documentsDetails of public documents currently subject to, or planned to undergo consultation.
16/11/2017Planning for retirement?Make sure your nest egg is safe by avoiding illegal retirement schemes.
16/11/2017Project RefreshProject Refresh is an ATO initiative to modernise the ATO database.
16/11/2017Rewrites - Project RefreshWe are considering rewriting the following rulings under Project Refresh.
16/11/2017Super Scheme SmartCurrently we are seeing a number of schemes targeting Australians planning for their retirement. These schemes encourage individuals to channel money inappropriately through their self-managed super fund (SMSF). We have launched Project Super Scheme Smart to educate tax payers and their advisers about these schemes.
16/11/2017Super Scheme Smart: IndividualsCurrently we are seeing a number of schemes targeting Australians planning for their retirement, which encourage you to channel money inappropriately through your self-managed super fund (SMSF). Individual taxpayers who adopt an illegal scheme identified by us may attract severe penalties under tax laws and risk losing their nest egg. Individuals could also lose their rights as a trustee to manage and operate the SMSF, forcing some SMSFs to be closed.
16/11/2017Super Scheme Smart: IntermediariesAn increasing number of Australians are approaching retirement and looking at ways to maximise retirement assets and income. Now is the time people to be smart about super schemes and safeguard their future; not being tempted by too-good-to-be-true tax avoidance schemes.
16/11/2017Updates - Project RefreshWe are considering updating the following rulings under Project Refresh.
16/11/2017Withdrawals - Project RefreshThe following public rulings might be withdrawn under Project Refresh.
15/11/2017Action collects $1.5 billion from large multinationalsAction collects $1.5 billion from large multinationals.
14/11/2017Flyers for your property investor clientsShare our two new flyers with your clients to help them understand tax and property investment, how to avoid common mistakes, and what records they need to keep.
14/11/2017Transparency of tax debt webinarJoin our webinar on 22 November to hear about proposed legislation allowing us to disclose tax debt information to credit reporting bureaus. Places are limited, so register now.
14/11/2017Water register stocktake closes soonIf you have foreign clients who invest in Australian water, they may need to register their interests with us by 30 November 2017. Read more.
13/11/2017How e-Audits are changing the way we engage with clientsFind out how e-Audits deliver efficiencies and reduce disruption to your regular business activities.
13/11/2017Paradise Papers and the ATOATO information on the Paradise Papers and ICIJ leak – our investigation is ongoing.
13/11/2017Petroleum resource rent tax: update to PCG 2016/13Update to PCG 2016/13 Petroleum Resource Rent Tax – deductibility of general project expenditure and publishing of PSLA 2017/1 to determine the four-year amendment period.
13/11/2017Register for our Fringe Benefits Tax Webinar: Eat, drink and be merry!Register for our fringe benefits tax webinar Eat, drink and be merry If you’re an employer who provides food and drink to your employees and clients, join us for a free webinar on fringe benefits tax (FBT)
13/11/2017Reminder - Water Register stocktake period closes 30 NovemberIf you are a foreign person with investment in Australian water you may need to register your interests by 30 November.