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$20m boost for SME clients looking to exporting

Accountants with SME clients looking for export opportunities have been given a leg up with the launch of a government-funded $20 million program.

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Work-Related Expenses

          This year, the Australian Taxation Office is paying close attention to what people are claiming as ‘other’ work-related expense deductions. The expectations are:- they spent

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ATO updates crypto guidance

The ATO has updated its guidelines on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies, including issues on exchanging one cryptocurrency for another and record-keeping requirements.

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Victorian Vacant Property Tax

Residential property tax of 1% of the property’s capital improved value is imposed on vacant properties.           Properties will be deemed vacant if they are left

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Director Penalty Notices

If a company fails to comply with their obligations under the PAYG withholding system or the SGC provisions, company directors can be held personally liable for the amount the company

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ATO set to pounce on undisclosed income streams

The ATO has warned that it will be increasing efforts to identify taxpayers who leave out certain payments and foreign income streams, as new international reporting standards kick in this month.

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GST spotlight headed to smaller end of town

With large multinational and public companies put on notice by the ATO over their GST compliance obligations, smaller taxpayers have been warned of “greater frequency and rigour” of reviews heading their way.

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Superannuation Amnesty – Maybe! Maybe Not!

          An amnesty to allow unpaid superannuation to be reported and paid without penalties has hit a big snag. The amnesty announced in May 2018 lasting

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