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Sometimes inconsistencies within our individual and business tax can cause significant issues at tax time and may trigger an investigation or full audit from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Inconsistencies can occur as a result of honest misjudgements but can also unfortunately be deliberately deceptive too.
The federal government has recently announced the introduction of new requirements under the Modernising Business Registers program that will see all company directors needing to verify their identity. A director ID is a unique identifier that a director will need to apply for once and keep forever regardless of if they leave the position, change names or relocate states. This
Are there tax benefits for homeowners? If you are an owner-occupier or property investor, owning a home can provide some really important tax benefits. Here, we break down six types of deductions you can clam when you own a home or an investment property. 1 Depreciation If you currently own an investment property, there is a good chance that you
As of August 7 2021, the Australian Federal Government has officially extended its JobKeeper Payment scheme by a further six months to 28 March 2021. JobKeeper support will be aimed at helping businesses and not-for-profit organisations that are substantially impacted by COVID-19.
If you are thinking about purchasing assets (vehicles, equipment, machinery or anything else) for your business before end of financial year, you may be eligible to take advantage of the government’s Instant Asset Write-Off (IAWO), which has been increased to $150,000 per asset. This could result in significant tax savings just for purchasing assets before 31 December 2020.