Yearly Archive: 2015

ATO focus on rental property deductions

July 30, 2015The ATO is increasing its focus on rental property deductions for 2014/2015 and will be writing to rental property owners in popular holiday locations to remind them of their tax obligations. In particular, the ATO is paying close attention to: Excessive deductions claimed for holiday homes Husbands and wives spitting rental income and deductions for...
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Hidden risk in amending BAS

June 3, 2015These days, with many businesses wanting to save a few dollars, they are calculating and lodging their own BAS. Generally, these BAS’s are prepared from their internal records according to what they believe are the relevant figures. At the end of the financial year, they present their internal accounts to their accountant to prepare their...
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Taxable payments annual report

May 11, 2015If you are a business in the building and construction industry and have made payments to contractors for building and construction services, you are required to file the taxable payments annual report by 28 August. You can obtain a printed copy of the annual report and instructions by visiting ATO website, referring to Taxable payments...
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Fuel tax credit rates have increased

February 5, 2015Fuel tax credit rates have increased for eligible fuel acquired from 2 February 2015, due to a rise in the consumer price index (CPI). Rates are indexed twice a year in line with the CPI – generally on 1 February and 1 August. Rates change regularly and we have the following information and tools to...
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