The 2020 Budget is all about jobs, jobs and spending to make more jobs. We already have JobSeeker and JobKeeper, and now we have JobMaker and JobTrainer.
If you work from home right now, remember to keep records and receipts for your home office expenses, along with a record of the hours you work from home. Keeping good records now will help to get your deductions right at tax time. The ATO has a PDF poster you can download to help understand what you can claim.
When hiring workers, do you understand the difference between contractors and employees for tax and super purposes?
Don’t lose your tax deduction for your employee or contractor payments. Do lodge your BAS on time and lodge your STP events every time you pay wages and withhold the correct amounts from your payments to employees and subcontractors. Read why.
In the wake of this month’s Federal Election, our combined focus needs to be on how you can save tax before 30 June 2019! Here are 2 key areas that will affect you in the short term.
Read why this year’s Federal Budget is an ‘election budget’ with future tax cuts for all Australians, especially low and middle income earners. Overall, there were minimal changes to super proposed in the Budget, with minor changes to super contributions for older Australians.
The ATO – Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You! The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is closing in fast on everyone who doesn’t properly declare their income and pay the correct amount of tax. As your Tax Accountants, we want to help you be aware of… Read More >>
Tax season is underway To help Australians get their returns right, the ATO has identified the top 10 tax myths and misunderstandings it says are causing incorrect claims. Assistant Commissioner Kath Anderson says unreliable tax advice is leaving taxpayers exposed. Top of the list is the… Read More >>