Personal Tax Return Tips

Travel Allowances And ‘LAFHAS’

By Warren Kruger / September 14, 2021 / 0 Comments

  | | | The ATO has released a Ruling explaining: when an employee can deduct accommodation and food and drink expenses when travelling on work; the FBT implications, including the application of the ‘otherwise deductible rule’, where an employee is reimbursed for accommodation and food and drink expenses, or where the employer provides or […]

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Labor Commits To Income Tax Cuts And Certainty On Negative Gearing

By Warren Kruger / September 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

  | | | The ALP has formally announced that, if elected to Government, they will deliver “the same legislated tax relief . . . as the Morrison Government”. This means they have committed to upholding the legislated changes to personal income taxes and will also maintain the existing regimes for negative gearing and capital […]

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The ‘Gigs Up’ With A New Sharing Economy Reporting Regime

By Warren Kruger / August 17, 2021 / 0 Comments

  | | | Treasury has released draft legislation introducing the long-awaited third party reporting regime (proposed to apply from 1 July 2022). The new regime will initially require ride-sharing and short term accommodation online platform operators to report transactions they facilitate directly to the ATO. This measure was first announced in the 2020 MYEFO […]

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New ATO Data-Matching Programs

By Warren Kruger / July 27, 2021 / 0 Comments

  | | | The ATO has advised that it will engage in two new data matching programs, as outlined below: the ATO will acquire novated lease data from McMillan Shakespeare Group, Smartgroup Corporation, SG Fleet Group, Eclipx Group, LeasePlan, Toyota Fleet Management, LeasePLUS and Orix Australia for the 2018/19 through to 2022/23 financial years […]

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Lost, Damaged Or Destroyed Tax Records

By Warren Kruger / July 13, 2021 / 0 Comments

| | | The ATO knows that many taxpayers are facing lasting impacts left in the wake of natural disasters, so if they find their records have been lost or destroyed, whether in cyclones, floods or bushfires, the ATO can help.  According to ATO Assistant Commissioner Tim Loch: Government agencies, private health funds, financial institutions […]

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Family Assistance Payments

By Warren Kruger / June 11, 2021 / 0 Comments

  | | | The ATO has reminded individuals receiving Child Care Subsidy and Family Tax Benefit payments from Services Australia that they and their partners must lodge their 2019/20 Individual tax returns by 30 June 2021.  Lodgement deferrals with the ATO do not alter this requirement. Services Australia needs such individuals’ income details to […]

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