The ATO has changed its approach and compliance response, with family trust distributions on the hit list. Earlier this year the ATO released guidelines using ‘risk’ categories for trust distribution arrangements, indicating that the ATO is taking a more aggressive approach to investigating trust income distribution. It is expected that many family groups will pay…
The ATO is writing to taxpayers whose credit rating may be affected if their tax debts are disclosed to credit reporting bureaus.
In a little bit of good news, Australians with private health insurance will NOT see decreases to the Private Health Insurance rebate from 1 April.
The Taxable payments annual report (TPAR) must be lodged by 28 August each year. Taxpayers who operate in certain industries and that make payments to contractors may need to report these payments in a TPAR.
Individuals can now re-contribute amounts they withdrew under the COVID-19 early release of super program without the re-contribution counting towards their non-concessional contributions cap.
If you have been claiming the JobMaker Hiring Credit, please be aware that the ATO will now calculate an adjusted baseline headcount for the claim.
The ATO has proposed for individual taxpayers that use the cents per kilometre method when calculating tax deductions for their work-related car expenses, that the rate per kilometre for the income year starting 1 July 2022 (the 2023 income year) will be increased to 75 cents per kilometre.
Employers are reminded that their Superannuation Guarantee obligation for the 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2022 quarter is due by 28 April 2022.
Small employers are on notice as the ATO gets serious about Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting.
Eligible companies have a 12-month extension to claim a loss carry-back tax offset in the 2023 income year.