Belgium MOU a first for MLI tax treaty arbitration

26 Mar 2021

Australia’s first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for arbitration under the Multilateral Instrument (MLI) is available. Read how taxpayers with Australia-Belgium tax issues, unresolved under the Mutual Agreement Procedure, can apply for arbitration.

Protect yourself from phoenixing

10 March 2021

Find out about the tell-tale signs of phoenix operators, the risks they pose to your business and tips on how to protect yourself.

JobMaker Hiring Credit – three simple steps

10 March 2021

Find out how to register, nominate eligible employees and complete your claims for the JobMaker Hiring Credit. These payments were introduced on 7 October 2020 to help employers create new jobs for young workers, and will be available until 6 October 2021.

Review your pay as you go instalments

10 March 2021

Check your pay as you go (PAYG) instalments still reflect your expected end of year tax liability. If your circumstances have changed, you can vary your instalments on your next activity statement.

Review your family trust elections

2 March 2021

You may be liable for family trust distribution tax if you don’t check your family trust and interposed entity elections regularly. Find out how to avoid common mistakes and what should be on your check-up list.

Need to lodge a 2021 FBT return?

25 February 2021

Find out what is considered a fringe benefit and what to do if you need to lodge a Fringe benefits tax return. Fringe benefits may include private use of a car, entertainment, salary sacrifice arrangements and reimbursement of expenses like school fees.