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 High Court has rejected a taxpayer’s attempt to disclaim an interest in trust income that arose as a result of a default beneficiary clause being triggered.
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.
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.
Eligible companies have a 12-month extension to claim a loss carry-back tax offset in the 2023 income year.
The proposed new law aims to help small businesses involved in disputes or debt recovery actions with the ATO.
Business owners commonly pay more tax than necessary by leaving their tax planning until the last minute. What you do now, in advance of June 30, can make a significant difference at tax time. In this article we share key considerations that will help you get on the front foot before tax time and only…