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Guidance on the provision of general purpose financial statements

Guidance on the provision of general purpose financial statements

Significant global entities with an Australian presence must give us a general purpose financial statement (GPFS)....
How we identify wealthy individuals and their businesses

How we identify wealthy individuals and their businesses

Wealthy individuals are resident individuals who, together with their business associates, control net wealth of $5 million or more. Wealthy ...
Federal Budget 2019 – personal income tax relief to boost spending

Federal Budget 2019 – personal income tax relief to boost spending

The Government has announced additional tax relief for Australians as part of its ‘Back in Black’ Federal Budget 2019 in a bid to ease the cost ...
Scam alerts

Scam alerts

Check for the latest tax-related scam alerts. Be wary of emails, phone calls and text message claiming to be from the ATO....
ATO co-hosts OECD Global Forum

ATO co-hosts OECD Global Forum

We recently co-hosted an OECD Global Forum on value added tax (VAT) and goods and services tax (GST) in Melbourne....
Current year performance

Current year performance

We publish information about how we are performing against our commitments to service. By doing so, we honour our commitment to transparent ...
Online services for agents user guide

Online services for agents user guide

This user guide complements the Help available section in Online services for agents. Find out how to use the functions available to you....
Do you provide benefits to your employees?

Do you provide benefits to your employees?

Check if FBT applies to you....
SMSF regulation: an update

SMSF regulation: an update

Assistant Commissioner Dana Fleming presented on ‘SMSF regulation: an update’ at the SMSF Association National Conference in Melbourne on 21 ...
SRF711.0 quarterly report

SRF711.0 quarterly report

SuperStream Benchmarking Report quarterly report: Status and trends in contributions processing by superannuation entities (1 July 2018 – 30 ...
Small Business Fair coming to a location near you

Small Business Fair coming to a location near you

Learn the secrets to making your business work smarter and watch it grow....
The Business Portal has got you covered

The Business Portal has got you covered

Watch our videos and find out how you can do most of your reporting online....
Do you export goods or services?

Do you export goods or services?

Know your GST obligations when exporting goods or services from Australia....
Fuel tax credit rates have increased

Fuel tax credit rates have increased

Don't forget to apply the new rates when you work out your claim....
Is an SMSF right for you?

Is an SMSF right for you?

Considering a self-managed super fund? Get the facts first....
STP is a step closer to being a requirement for all businesses. Here’s how to get ready

STP is a step closer to being a requirement for all businesses. Here’s how to get ready

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is on the horizon for businesses with fewer than 20 employees, as the government is moving to make it mandatory. Luckily ...
Last minute tips this financial year

Last minute tips this financial year

Normally we do a spring clean, but with business, we need to do a financial year clean. The post Last minute tips this financial year appeared first ...
Everything small businesses need to know come EOFY

Everything small businesses need to know come EOFY

End of Financial Year (EOFY) should be an exciting time to reflect on your business performance, assess your growth and to plan for the next year ...
Prepare for the end of financial year

Prepare for the end of financial year

Many business owners panic when they leave their end of financial year preparations to the last minute. Don't wait! Start preparing now with these ...
Countdown to tax time: 6 weeks from 30 June – review your creditors

Countdown to tax time: 6 weeks from 30 June – review your creditors

If there is an account that you are disputing, why not get it settled before 30 June? The post Countdown to tax time: 6 weeks from 30 June – review ...
Fast, flexible training – accountants want more innovation

Fast, flexible training – accountants want more innovation

Accountants now spend more resources on staying up to date and they’re banging the drums for more flexible learning options. The post Fast, ...
FBT is due. Here’s what you need to do

FBT is due. Here’s what you need to do

Providing benefits can be a great way to recognise and reward your employees’ work, but they do bring Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) complications. The ...
17 commonly overlooked ATO tax deductions

17 commonly overlooked ATO tax deductions

Small business owners can often fall into old habits come tax time, without considering some of the less obvious or most recent ATO tax deductions ...
The inside word on STP readiness

The inside word on STP readiness

When we say Amanda Gascoigne has the inside word on Single Touch Payroll, we mean it. The post The inside word on STP readiness appeared first on ...
Switching to Single Touch Payroll early removes tax-time headaches

Switching to Single Touch Payroll early removes tax-time headaches

If you have a business that employs fewer than 20 people, you don’t have to use single touch payroll (STP) on 1 July, but you could consider ...

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